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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Know Thy Neighbor

Professional public servants are constantly trying to find new techniques, strategies and formulas to address some of our most pressing social issues. Books are written, manuals are produced, conferences are held and documentaries are filmed to bring awareness and instruction on how to address problems. These efforts are great and are often…

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Imagination and Public Service Leadership

Post by Andrea Price, The Giving Net's Radio Show Host & Social Change Strategist I grew up in a loving home in rural southeast Arkansas. A dirt road was my highway and a forest was my backyard. Occasional passers-by left clouds of dust as they sped down the dirt road and every…

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