Dec 2017

Our blog is the place we share our Quote of the Week as well as other insights about our work and about our community. As our society continues to struggle with some of the same issues that Sargent Shriver focused on -- poverty, racism, inequality, war -- we believe it's important to share our stories with each other. Do you have a story to share about Sarge? Has his work influenced you? Share your story with us by emailing it to info@sargentshriver.org. Maybe we'll post it here!

Dec 11

On Human Rights

by Sargent Shriver Peace Institute

On December 10, the world celebrated Human Rights Day in observance of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We think this is the perfect occasion to remember Sargent Shriver's contributions in this area. We invite you to read Sarge's Speech at the University of Notre Dame...

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Dec 18

A Chance to Serve

by Sargent Shriver Peace Institute

Sargent Shriver spoke these words at the age of 86 during the Speech at the National Peace Corps Association's 41st Annual Celebration Dinner. His optimism, energy, and enthusiasm are as infectious in this speech as they were early in his career in public service, when he frequently gave speeches...

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Dec 25

Our Wish For You

by Sargent Shriver Peace Institute

Today we join millions of people around the world in celebrating Christmas. Whatever your beliefs, wherever you may be today, we send out a holiday wish to each and every one of you: may you nurture happiness within yourself, and may you also contribute to the happiness of those around you. We...

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