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Kennedy Serve America Act

Bolstering the Economy by Serving the Common Good

Alan Khazei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alan Khazei

The bipartisan Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, signed into law on April 21, 2009, has put more Americans into productive work during the Great Recession.

Putting Tens of Thousands of Americans Into Service

Greg Propper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Greg Propper

The Serve America Act is putting tens of thousands of Americans into service, gaining skills that will help those who are unemployed re-enter the workplace.

Why I'm Backing Alan Khazei for the U.S. Senate

Vicki Strauss Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vicki Strauss Kennedy

Alan Khazei represents a rare opportunity to elect a bridge builder with a proven ability to work inside Washington, while also galvanizing outside pressure to effectively pass meaningful legislation.

Giving Back Without Waiting for the Ask

Johanna Garton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Johanna Garton

As I tried to get deeper into what I saw as an unacceptable response, it soon became clear that my husband's main objection was important: pleas for help are just too generic.

The True Legacy: The Kennedy Call to Service

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Matlack

Forty eight years after his brother challenged America to ask what we, as citizens, could do for our country, it was left to Teddy to attend the swearing-in of the first African-American President.

A New Patriotism

Alan Khazei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Khazei

Today, President Obama will sign the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, the largest expansion of civilian service since the Depression Era Civilian Conservation Corps.