CCR Blog

Learning to Make Reflection—Asking Why? How? What Next?—a Priority

Jun 29 2012 Tim Fosbury
The word "Why?" on a sheet of notebook paper
When we consider the questions the Center for Civic Reflection asks, community bonds are tightened, imaginative solutions are offered, and the desire to continue to be civically engaged is revitalized.

At the small liberal arts college where I went to school, service was a priority amongst the students, staff, and faculty. Somewhere around 50% of students performed a couple hours…

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What Motivates Us to Volunteer in a Capitalistic, Whatsinitforme Society?

Apr 23 2012 Edwin Blanton
Edwin Blanton
Edwin Blanton is Co-Founder of Ready, Willing...Enable! an international non-profit focused on educational programs for children with disabilities.

I’d been through the tunnel countless times before. I knew its hot, stale air. I knew its crowdedness. I knew its posters for the latest Broadway shows. I was there…

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