Can We Get Some Volunteers?
Whether through religious groups or school-organized activities, Americans have long sought ways to give back to their communities. But has this spirit of altruism faded in recent years?
This hour, we check on the state of volunteering in the U.S. and ask what is being done to motivate more Americans to do good in their spare time. Do you remember the last time you volunteered? We want to hear from you.
- Linda Poon - Staff writer at CityLab (@linpoonsays)
- Nathan Dietz - Senior researcher at the Do Good Institute at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy
- Maura Cook - Director of Community Engagement and Marketing at the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut
- Jesse Colvin - C.E.O. of Service Year Alliance (@Colvin4Service)
Chion Wolf contributed to this show, which originally aired on September 17, 2019.