Jan 2014

We started the blog to share stories about Sargent Shriver's work, our work, and updates from our community. As our society continues to struggle with some of the same issues that Sargent Shriver focused on -- poverty, racism, inequality, war -- we believe it's important to share our stories with each other. Do you have a story to share about Sarge? Has his work influenced you? Share your story with us by emailing it to info@sargentshriver.org. Maybe we'll post it here!

Mon Jan 06 12:42:00 EST 2014 Mon Jan 06 12:42:00 EST 2014

Introducing the SSPI Blog

by Sargent Shriver Peace Institute

Over the past few months, we’ve been developing ways to communicate more simply and directly with our community. We’ve updated our website, we’ve reached out to you on Facebook and Twitter, and we’ve worked with academic and community partners developing curricula and programs that analyze...


Tue Jan 07 15:55:00 EST 2014 Tue Jan 07 15:55:00 EST 2014

Empowerment & the War on Poverty

by Jamie Price

Partisan political wrangling significantly constrains and distorts the search for solutions and effective methods to combat America’s growing rates of poverty and income inequality. The only consensus seems to be a tacit agreement to ignore or dismiss the solutions and methods that America...


Wed Jan 08 15:27:00 EST 2014 Wed Jan 08 15:27:00 EST 2014

The Shrivers' Reports to the Heart of the Nation

by Jamie Price

(This post was originally published on The Shriver Report website.)Maria Shriver dedicated her third Shriver Report to her parents, Sargent and Eunice Kennedy Shriver. As she summed it up, “Their name is on it too.” Needless to say, this truth runs deeper.Like father like daughter.  And...