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Big Citizenship

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Alan Khazei, who founded the non-profit City Year with his friend, Michael Brown, talks about national service and social entrepreneurship. In Big Citizenship: How Pragmatic Idealism Can Bring Out the Best in America, he explores how social change could be achieved through Congress, popular movements, and motivated alliances of groups.

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Comments [5]

Bhappi from NYC

If only we could get politicians to catch on to this concept of public service! Since that's...you know...like...THEIR JOB!!!!!!!!!

Just sayin'.

Sep. 23 2010 01:02 PM
Edward from NJ

jordan,

Walken did host a few weeks back. It was interesting because it was Christopher Walken, but from a pure hosting-skills perspective, Andy is better.

Sep. 23 2010 12:21 PM
jordan from Mamaroneck

Andy!
Don't listen to the nay-sayers.
I love Leonard of course, but you are the best guest host (until Christopher Walken makes good on his offer) he has ever had.
I have come to look forward to hearing you over the last couple of weeks.

Sep. 23 2010 12:14 PM
Lenny fan

Thanks, Andy, for the update. I've enjoyed your work but I am one of the people who was beginning to freak out over Lenny's absence.

Sep. 23 2010 12:11 PM
sclark from NJ

A company I worked for in Boston, Keyport Life Ins. was a corporate sponsor for a City Year team and Trotter elementary school in Roxbury, MA.
The years I was involved with the program were very rewarding for me personally. I hope the support from the teachers, parents, company employees and City Year really made a positive difference to the students.
I moved from Boston in '96, so I have no idea how the program impacted the children at the Trotter school.

Sep. 23 2010 10:42 AM

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