Remembering Sarge

On our blog, we share our Quote of the Week as well as other insights about our work and about 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 Sargent Shriver or about one of the issues he cared about? Share your story with us by emailing it to Maybe we'll post it here!

Nov 04

Reflecting on a Life of Service

by Sargent Shriver Peace Institute

Our Quote of the Week reminds us of one of the most important lessons that Sargent Shriver taught us: that we can live a fulfilling life by devoting ourselves to serving others.This week, we are celebrating the 104th anniversary of Sargent Shriver's birth. Born on November 9, 1915, Sargent...


Jan 18

A Master Class in Public Service

by Taylor Stoermer

Getting a job as a senior staff member to a United States Senator can send anyone’s head into the clouds for a bit, regardless of one’s age. When the hallowed halls of Congress are laid open to you, when all that is unseen suddenly becomes seen, it’s not uncommon to feel as if you have been...