"I really learned what it means to be invested in a community." One @PeaceCore Volunteer's experience in Lesotho. https://t.co/P0aN0uQDSU
Happy birthday to @bobbyshriver! Bobby is the eldest of Sarge and Eunice's five children. Have a wonderful day, Bobby!
ICYMI: our #sargequoteoftheweek reminds us to celebrate #diversity as a strength. https://t.co/GNDcRxZjhr https://t.co/rEynOELjip
We built a country out of many lands and from people of a hundred different backgrounds and faiths. […] And today there are still frictions and difficulties between regions and faiths and colors. But whatever success we have had in building a free nation stems from our confidence in a society which contains many societies. Our strength lies in the richness of our differences. And thus we do not fear the liberating discords of a diversified world society.
[Editor’s Note: The mission of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute is to inspire commitment, action, and social innovation, following the example of Sargent Shriver. We are answering Sarge’s call: “Break your mirrors!” We invite others to do the same, and to share their stories about learning...
November 9, 2015 marks the 100th birthday of Robert Sargent Shriver. In the months leading up to this date, we reviewed Sarge's many accomplishments: the establishment of the Peace Corps; the creation of the War on Poverty programs (Head Start, Job Corps, VISTA, Community Action, Legal...
CHICAGO – The University of Chicago Institute of Politics today announced the 14 Fellows selected for the Sargent Shriver Program for Leadership in Public Service, a new initiative for UChicago undergraduates to gain practical training in public service leadership. The inaugural Shriver...
Peace Corps, VISTA, Community Action, Head Start, Legal Services for the Poor, Youth Corps, Job Corps, ... Sargent Shriver invented a string of social initiatives that shaped an era and dared millions of young Americans to live out their ideals.Details & Buy
This exhaustively researched, authorized biography depicts Shriver’s connection to the historical events of the 20th century—the Great Depression, World War II, JFK’s assassination, the Cold War, and more. Sarge gives us a complete account of Shriver’s life, as well as thoughtful commentary on the Kennedy family, the Peace Corps, and US and world history.Details & Buy
In this intimate portrait of an extraordinary father-son relationship, Mark K. Shriver discovers the moral principles that guided his legendary father, and applies them to his own life.Details & Buy