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Our View: Consider doing more in 2022

 

January 21, 2022



It’s been a while since John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address inspired children and adults to see the importance of civic action and public service.

“Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country,” he said, challenging every American to contribute in some way to the public good.

That doesn’t mean a person needs to run for political office, or give up their high-paying job to join AmeriCorps: it simply means we all should do our part. Volunteer to plant flowers in the spring, chaperone school trips, help with the July Fourth celebration, pick up tr...



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