Monday Inspiration: Brang Dat College Home

Every now and then someone or something helps me recommit myself to serving causes greater than myself. One particular person that helped me recommit is a beautiful storyteller named Vivian Filer. Mrs. Filer's recitation and performance of the poem, Brang Dat College Home, really inspired me to continue serving communities and using…

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Attention Change Makers and Public Servants: Race Still Matters

2008 marked a year where the use of the phrase, “post-racial America,” emerged as one of the most used buzz phrases during the presidential election season. A narrative of a post-racial America permeated society, and as a result, many people believe the election of President Barack Obama marked the end of racial prejudice and discrimination in America and…

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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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