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by Josh Young, Miami Dade College on the Huffington Post Blog “The support I received at Miami Dade College has changed my life. Now I want to be a member of the Service Year Changemaker Corps to help others change…

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by Rob Stott, Associations Now A first-ever examination of the civic health of the countryÕs veterans found that, given the opportunity, they make a major impact on local communities. The survey also dispelled several rumors about the veteran population. Service…

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by Rebecca Burgess, Newsweek Successful Dallas financial advisor B.G. Burkett remembers how flummoxed he was by the mediaÕs frequent portrayals of Vietnam-era veterans as Òlosers, bums, drug addicts, drunks, derelictsÑsocietal offalÉwith the potential to go berserk at any moment.Ó His…

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by the Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff Jimmy Smith used to go to Regency Mall on Friday nights. The lifelong southside resident and former Augusta commissioner would spend much of his time in the food court and common areas chatting with…

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By Jamie Merisotis, CEO of Lumina Foundation, on Fox News Opinion Independence Day gives us an opportunity to celebrate AmericaÕs birth as a democracy. This year, it also should spur a redoubling of efforts to uphold that system of governance,…

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By Ilir Zherka in the Huffington Post Blog When the Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution, they hoped to form a more perfect Union. This Fourth of July it’s worth checking up on that goal. Given our position in the world…

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by Jeff Bahr, the Grand Island Independent, Nebraska While Nebraskans are great about having dinner with other household members, they could do a little better in political involvement. Those were two of the points shared on Tuesday by Kelsey Arends…

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by Maria Pe–a, La Opinion Los j—venes latinos como Jennifer Recinos est‡n a la vanguardia de la creciente participaci—n electoral de esta minor’a, y las redes sociales son el im‡n perfecto para atraerlos a las urnas, segœn un estudio difundido…

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by Nicole Akoukou Thompson, the Latin Post Civic participation rates may be lower for Latinos than other ethnic/racial groups, but it’s higher than ever for the population. Improved educational opportunities, unparalleled social media engagement and community involvement demonstrates Latinos’ aptitude…

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Interview on Univision with Ilir Zherka ~1@BODYURL[id=114jbcurl1363]@ El segundo debate entre pre-candidatos republicanos le dio nueva energ’a a algunos de los aspirantes, mientras que otros se mostraron mas dŽbiles. Los analistas pol’ticos Alfonso Aguilar y Rocio Velez explican cuales fueron…

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by Niki Kelly, Fort Wayne Journal Gazette INDIANAPOLIS Ð Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and the Indiana Tech Law School in Fort Wayne are co-sponsoring a Civic Engagement Seminar aimed at improving IndianaÕs civic health. The first Indiana Civic Health…

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by Daniella Abinum in USA Today College Exponentially more apply to spend a year working on a range of social and environmental issues than there are positions available through the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), says the congressionally chartered organization…

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