Pope Francis urges Kenyans to work for peace https://t.co/dUkMLektA4 #peacebuilding
A wonderful piece about Sarge by @Mark_Shriver. Dad and Ms. Wilson https://t.co/hetec2kwQq via @GoodNews
Grateful for efforts of Americans such as Minoru Yasui, who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. https://t.co/WAo3ZPIcmQ
There's a crisis of change in the world today. […] There are millions of young and old who are unhappy with their lot. Young people who cannot get the education they deserve. Adults who cannot get the training to move ahead. People do not raise voices of protest, voices of appeal, voices that call for new considerations of new approaches, in order to destroy themselves. Those who speak out are trying to tell us something. […] If we as people are to move ahead, if we as a nation are to work together, if we as a world are to capture the horizons that we are told can be captured, we must acknowledge progress, not repress it.
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...
Earlier this morning I was reading, A More Beautiful Question: The Spiritual in Poetry and Art, a book by my friend, Glenn Hughes, and the chapter on “Art and Spiritual Growth” made me think of Sargent Shriver. I think about Sarge often, of course, and like the rest of his friends and...
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