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Resolve To Become An Activist In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.02.2012 | Impact

When Time Magazine named "The Protester" the person of the year, it confirmed one the most critical lessons of 2011. When brave, impassioned voices c...

Why Nonprofits Should Bank On Inexperienced Volunteers

Conor Grennan | Posted 02.01.2012 | Impact
Conor Grennan

While giving a speech to a prep school in New York, I was asked an awesome question by a high school senior looking to volunteer in an orphanage. He w...

What Nepal's Revolution Taught One Reluctant Volunteer

Conor Grennan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Conor Grennan

Here's the part I don't like to admit: there were many times early in my first volunteering stint that I felt superior to the people I was there to help.

Volunteer Trip To Nepal Turns Into A Life Of Service

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When 29-year-old Conor Grennan decided to move home to the United States after eight years in Europe, he opted to take a year-long detour around the w...

Review of Little Princes

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Clothier

Lest you fear that this might be just another chronicle of do-good activity in a distant part of the world, let me assure you that it's also an extraordinarily compelling human drama.

Following My Passion Found Me A Partner

Conor Grennan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Conor Grennan

By my 30th year, I was convinced I would never get married. Based on my dating life, I saw no hope that I would ever experience sensational romantic love. I had tried to meet that person, and I had failed.

Author Turns Would-Be Pickup Line Into Nepali Orphans Crusade

Reuters | Mark Egan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When 29-year-old Conor Grennan volunteered at an orphanage in Nepal he had one goal -- to use the experience as a pickup line to impress women. But i...

The Reluctant Volunteer: Reuniting Trafficked Children In Nepal

Conor Grennan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Conor Grennan

I never really wanted to volunteer. What I actually wanted was to be able to say I volunteered. That's how I ended up in a small village south of Kathmandu, Nepal.