No sooner had I written this post than the DC media delivered a perfect illustration of the huge gulf between what obsesses the Washington press corps and what the rest of America is worrying and talking about.
With a lot of assistance from Arianna Huffington and HuffPost, the visibility of "We've Got Time to Help" has increased a thousandfold. It is a tremendous opportunity for us to share our commitment to change communities.
Americans are already volunteering in record numbers, but the need for volunteers continues to rise as the recession persists and rainy-day savings become exhausted. Tax policy should accommodate this shift.