6 Ways to Get Involved in Your Community

The Giving Net's radio show guest, Anita Riley, challenged listeners to get involved in their communities through service. The list below provides 7 simple ways to get involved. 1. Support local businesses that give back to the community Businesses throughout the country realize the significance of serving the community. Their involvement in the…

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Public Service: Knowledge and Opportunity

Andrea Price Social Change Strategist and Radio Show Host at the Giving Net There isn't a shortage of knowledge in the world, just a lack of opportunity. I realized this during an international service project I facilitated in Belize City, Belize. While there, I conducted a leadership and confidence building camp for…

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Social Change and the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Less than fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This landmark piece of legislation served as a major accomplishment for the Civil Rights Movement and sparked social change in voting practices in the United States. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8reaKQgwKg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NS57Svuipas It is hard to talk about…

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TIME Magazine’s Strategy for Service

"I believe service can help us deal with a multitude of national problems, from unemployment to education to adapting immigrants to American society. And it can work together to get big things done for our country." - Richard Stengel, Managing Editor of TIME Magazine The Giving Net is very excited about TIME…

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