Jan 2022

On our blog, 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 Sargent Shriver or about one of the issues he cared about? Share your story with us by emailing it to info@sargentshriver.org. Maybe we'll post it here!

Jan 10

"This restless democracy of ours"

by Sargent Shriver Peace Institute

Our Quote of the Week resonates for us today as it must have for its audience almost 57 years ago. As we continue to grapple with the many health, economic, and social effects of the pandemic in the midst of acute political polarization, it is not an overstatement to say that we are in a moment...

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Jan 17

Martin Luther King Day and the "central moral problem of our republic"

by Sargent Shriver Peace Institute

Our Quote of the Week reminds us of the persistence of racism in our country. As we mark Martin Luther King Day, let us sit with this reality, and let us recommit to changing it. In 1963, an interfaith group of leaders from around the country, including Sargent Shriver and Dr. King himself,...

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