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  • Cesar Chavez - A Role Model for Service

    Christina Markle, former part-time AmeriCorps Bonner Leader and a current John Gardner fellow from UC Berkeley at the Corporation for National and Community Service, talks about the inspirational life of Cesar Chavez and the legacy of service he left behind.


  • Closing The Loop: A Story Celebrating Service

    Jon Carson, former Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras and Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, illustrates the power of service and the importance of working with, not for, a community.


  • Peace Corps Reflects the Diversity of America: A Story Celebrating Service

    C.D. Glin, a former Peace Corps Volunteer and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Partnerships with Peace Corps, explains his experience as one of the first Peace Corps Volunteers in South Africa.


  • Taking On a World of Challenges: A Story Celebrating Service

    Congressman John Garamendi, a former Peace Corps Volunteer in Ethiopia and representative of the 10th Congressional District in California, shares his story of service and the how it has shaped decisions he has made through his career in public service.


  • Inspired to Serve: A Story Celebrating Service

    Congressman Sam Farr, a former Peace Corps Volunteer in Colombia and representative of the 17th Congressional District of California, reflects on his Peace Corps service and the lessons he learned that have guided his public service career.


  • Veterans Helping Veterans: A Story Celebrating Service

    Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, explores the holistic and collaborative veterns service organization, the New England Center for Homeless Veterans.


  • More Than Interest: A Story Celebrating Service

    Iris Dooling, Program Specialist for the Louisiana State AmeriCorps program for Habitat for Humanity and 2010 Eli J. Segal Fellow at Corporation for National Community Service, shares the skills and perspective she gained and the impact she had on communities.


  • "All Together Now: A Celebration of Service"

    Sonal Shah, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, reflects on the Points of Light Institute tribute to President George H. W. Bush and the important role service plays in achieving our national priorities.


  • Sharing Solutions Through Service: A Story Celebrating Service

    Sara R. Lopez, a returned Peace Corps Volunteer and a Program Specialist in the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Partnerships with Peace Corps, talks about the transformational power of her volunteer experience.


  • Transformation Starts From Within: A Story Celebrating Service

    Christa Gannon, Founder and Executive Director of Fresh Lifelines for Youth, reflects on her journey working with youth in the juvenile justice system in California.


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