The Future of Youth Civic Engagement – Diplomatic Courier

See on Scoop.it - The Giving Net The Future of Youth Civic Engagement Diplomatic Courier The Commission on Youth Voting and Civic Knowledge, a group of bipartisan scholars brought together by Tuft University's Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement... In light of the recent government shut down and…

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Thanksgiving is More Than a Holiday

Thanksgiving is not just a holiday, it is also a deep expression of gratitude. A gratitude that stems from a recognition that something positive has taken place in our lives. A gift from a friend, a smile offered from a stranger or even something as simple as a "hello" can result in…

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Pass the Plate, Please

I grew up attending a small, rural A.M.E. church in the middle of the woods. Most of the congregants were family members and love abounded in this great place. Every Sunday, we took up a special collection called a Benevolent Offering. Some people gave as little as one cent, while others gave…

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Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veteran's Day to all the brave men and women who committed themselves to military service! Our team at The Giving Net salutes you. As you know, we love sharing stories of service. John Elvin Gragg, the great-uncle of our Executive Director Andrea Price, shares his story of military service. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amKiUQsm-OU

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Do We REALLY Care About Children?

By Andrea Price It takes a village to raise a child” is not just a phrase, it is a philosophy. A philosophy that I strongly believe in. Yes, I have children that I am responsible for, but I also believe that I am responsible for uplifting and encouraging other children also. A…

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