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How to Choose the Right Community Service Project – Kyung Yoon

Erik: How can one make his or her community service more impactful? Kyung: I think it’s important to define impact in your mind, you know, as you’re about to go out and say, “I want to make a difference in the world. I want to be a part of change in the world.” And I… Read More »

How to Improve Community Service Volunteer Impact – Matt Curtis

Erik: Why is it not only important to participate in a scene but also to contribute? Matt: I’ve been focusing more and more on trying to educate people on the importance of community service with the idea being you actually have to contribute. You know, it’s important to contribute to what you’re working on. Often… Read More »

Reflections on Leadership: 21st U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services | Kathleen Sebelius

KATHERINE HEFLIN: Hello, and good afternoon. I’m Katherine Heflin, a second year master’s student at the Harvard School of Public Health in the Health Policy and Management department and a Carson Family Fellow. It is an immense privilege to introduce the 21st Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius. I… Read More »

How Catholic Priest and D-Day Veteran Inspires Citizenship – Matt Curtis

Erik: How has D-Day veteran Father Joseph Friese been a mentor in your life? Matt: You know Father Friese, I just vaguely remember from my youth, but what an incredible thing, the guy was a priest and was at D-Day! I mean, he went to the Normandy beaches in June in 1944, as a priest,… Read More »

How to Champion a Community Service City Culture – Matt Curtis

Erik: How has winning ‘Austinite of the Year’ validated your approach to community and public service? Matt: You know, it’s funny. I pulled out my speech when I won Austinite of the Year and I realized — and I said it from the podium, I realized that it was written on a piece of stationery… Read More »