In 2012 a record number of Americans applied to serve their country, but 500,000 applicants to AmeriCorps were turned away because funding for the Serve America Act hasn't kept pace with demand. We discuss with service leaders. Guests Matt Wilhelm and Stephanie Vestal join to discuss.
A hero is determined by individual choices and behavior, not by chance or circumstance alone. And a small group of passengers
Yellow ribbons and rounds of applause at airports demonstrate how grateful our country is for the sacrifices that a small portion of our population has made. But, today, do American's feel truly connected to the military?
The Pell City Animal Shelter is seeking volunteers to help beautify its animal cemetery. For more information, click here
I attended a briefing this past week that still has me glowing with inspiration. It was a reminder of the miraculous potential of service and the raw power of music.
The Serve America Act is putting tens of thousands of Americans into service, gaining skills that will help those who are unemployed re-enter the workplace.
There's a missing link in our quest for a good and equitable society. In addition to volunteering, we must educate ourselves and impact our government to achieve lasting change on prominent issues.
For twenty years, Khazei has worked alongside the nation’s leading innovators. Groups like Teach for America, College Summit
The power that each of us has in our families, particularly as mothers, is incredible. We shape the world view, the biases, the sense of understanding and compassion in our children.