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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Family
    s Bono co founded Debt AIDS Trade in Africa in 2002 The organization has strategically invested in AIDS stricken African nations and launched advocacy efforts to ensure better public health accountability among them The organization merged with the ONE Campaign in 2008 and Shriver and Bono also co founded the Product RED campaign in 2006 Bobby has also been a driving force in a highly successful series of holiday CDs titled A Very Special Christmas which support Special Olympics and are now in their second decade of production Maria Shriver reporter author and former First Lady of California is one of America s most committed women s empowerment and public service activists Her Women s Nation initiative and reinvention of the role of California s First Lady has put 21st century women s issues at the forefront of American culture In that spirit she also transformed the California Governor s and First Lady s Women s Conference into the premiere women s convening event in the world Simultaneously she continues to be a highly effective advocate for a host of social programs and initiatives appearing at diverse events and broadcast media all in service to humanitarian causes Timothy Shriver leads the Special Olympics as its CEO expanding the organization to reach 3 5 million athletes with 226 Special Olympic programs in 170 nations across the globe In so doing he has helped to reshape national conversation about the spirit skills and potential of those with intellectual disabilities Acclaimed campaigns through the Special Olympics including R word promote respect and fight demeaning language that hurts millions of people with intellectual disabilities Mark Shriver serves as head of U S Programs for Save the Children one of the most powerful and extensive anti childhood poverty organizations in the United States Shriver built

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Service
    Action Upward Bound Foster Grandparents Special Olympics the National Center on Poverty Law Legal Services and the Peace Corps serving as the program s first director under President Kennedy Shriver also ran the War on Poverty during Johnson s tenure as president and served as the U S ambassador to France from 1968 to 1970 Sargent Shriver grounded all the programs he created in a core set of values that he identified as service dedication compassion humility reciprocity and the spirit of charity Through his work and his words he inspired a new generation of young people to devote their lives to service in lieu of careers in industry or on Wall Street In 1964 while addressing a large crowd of college students at his alma mater Yale University Shriver challenged them Break your mirrors Yes shatter the glass In our society that is so self absorbed begin to look less at yourself and more at each other Learn more about the face of your neighbor and less about yourself At the 25th anniversary of the Peace Corps in September 1986 he implored the audience Be servants of peace Weep with those who are sorrowful rejoice with those who are joyful teach those who are ignorant Care for those who are sick Serve your families Serve your neighbors Serve your cities Serve the poor Join others who serve Serve serve serve That s the challenge For in the end it will be servants who save us all With his wife Eunice Kennedy Shriver Sargent Shriver championed Special Olympics helping to transform it into a worldwide organization committed to changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities Today his family carries on his ideals and his strong belief in public service through their own effort A great humanitarian and public servant

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Sarge's Method
    collaborative creativity that consists in the functional relationship of five distinct areas of competency and practice Read more about Sarge s method in social innovation and reconciliation Method in Social Innovation and Reconciliation Spiritual Valuing The act of discerning the gap between the way things are and the way things would be if human dignity and welfare were valued and served Learn More About The Role of Spiritual Valuing in Sarge s Method Personal Practice Sustained by rituals skills and relationships individuals employ to cultivate humility and gratitude Conflict Transformation Focused on transforming conflict behavior by mitigating apprehensions of threat and fostering renewed curiosity Social Structure Dedicated to creating feasible and effective responses to pressing problems of human dignity and welfare Critical Reflexivity Grounded by an empirical grasp of the patterns of consciousness operative in all decisions and actions Speeches and Public Appearances For in such a battle we help not only those we fight for but we are able to reconfirm and strengthen our own mission Read Sarge s Speech to the National Conference on Religion and Race Poverty and hunger injustice and illiteracy must be fought And being right and possible it becomes our duty as men Read

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Media
    Sarge s legacy Explore the media collection by clicking on the links below Read the Speeches Sargent Shriver moved people to action through his powerful and eloquent words Browse these powerful speeches Read the Speeches View the Galleries From his boyhood through his years in public service to his passing relive Sarge s life through pictures Look at the Galleries Watch the Videos From American Idealist to other videos from throughout the years watch the impact of Sargent Shriver Watch the Videos Listen to the Audio Hear the power of Sarge s words through these audio clips Listen to the Audio REMEMBERING SARGENT SHRIVER THE FUNERAL View Funeral Speeches and See Photos View Rememberance from former President Bill Clinton View Mark Shriver s Eulogy TRIBUTE WALL The tributes on this wall reflect the spontaneous personal outpourings of grief and remembrance from people who knew cared for and respected Sargent Shriver in the days and weeks immediately following his death Feel free to add your own SEE ALL TRIBUTES LETTERS After Sarge s passing there was an overwhelming response from those whose lives he touched in so many ways Heartfelt messages of remembrance gratitude and sympathy to the Shriver family poured

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Speeches Page
    to Finance Committee City Council of Chicago Chicago IL January 16 1956 Address to the Sierra Club Chicago IL January 27 1956 Speech to the Junior Association of Commerce and Industry Chicago IL February 28 1956 Speech to Chicago Women s Aid Chicago IL March 06 1956 Exploring Future of Racial Harmony Cultural Level DePaul University April 25 1956 Speech to YMCA Youth Citizenship Luncheon Red Lacquer Room Palmer House May 07 1956 Address to Illinois Veterans of Foreign Wars Chicago IL June 16 1956 Remarks at First Vocational Education Conference of Large City Superintendents of Schools Chicago IL October 26 1956 Education in Chicago Today and Tomorrow THE CITY CLUB YMCA Farwell Hall November 12 1956 Address to the Forty Second Annual Conference of the Illinois Association of School Boards Chicago IL November 19 1956 Address to The Mary McDowell Settlement House Chicago IL November 30 1956 Address before the Livingston County Institute Pontiac IL March 04 1957 Public Relations and Public Schools Bloomington IL March 09 1957 Citizenship Grand Ballroom Sheraton Hotel March 14 1957 Address to Dunbar Vocational School Chicago IL March 14 1957 The Favorite Pupil Chicago IL March 21 1957 The Ancient Mystery of Guiltless

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Blog Landing Page
    Question The Spiritual in Poetry and Art a book by my friend Glenn Hughes and the chapter on Art and Spiritual Growth made me think of Sargent Shriver I think about Sarge often of course and like the rest of his friends and READ MORE What Would Sarge Say 0 Fri Sep 19 16 02 00 EDT 2014 Fri Sep 19 16 02 00 EDT 2014 The Sargent Shriver Program for Leadership in Public Service by University of Chicago Institute of Politics CHICAGO The University of Chicago Institute of Politics today announced the Sargent Shriver Program for Leadership in Public Service a new initiative to engage a select group of third year UChicago undergraduates in a yearlong program of practical training in public service leadership READ MORE In the News 0 Thu Jul 17 16 07 00 EDT 2014 Thu Jul 17 16 07 00 EDT 2014 AP Maria Shriver Launches Shriver Corps by Beth Harpaz Maria Shriver is launching a new U S volunteer initiative called the Shriver Corps named in part to honor the legacy of her late father Sargent Shriver who founded the Peace Corps The Shriver Corps will train volunteers to help poor Americans connect with programs they re entitled to but READ MORE In the News 0 Wed Jan 08 15 27 00 EST 2014 Wed Jan 08 15 27 00 EST 2014 The Shrivers Reports to the Heart of the Nation by Jamie Price This post was originally published on The Shriver Report website Maria Shriver dedicated her third Shriver Report to her parents Sargent and Eunice Kennedy Shriver As she summed it up Their name is on it too Needless to say this truth runs deeper Like father like daughter And READ MORE Shriver Family 0 Tue Jan 07 15 55 00 EST

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - About Sargent Shriver Peace Institute
    and social innovators inspired by the method and example of Sargent Shriver Partnerships National Center on Poverty Law Fulfilling Sargent Shriver s vision for a national center of legal advocacy for Americans living in poverty Learn More The Shriver Center at UMBC Helping to fulfill Sargent Shriver s vision for an America committed to a politics of service Learn More Contact Us If you re interested in learning more about the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute and partnership opportunities please feel free to send us an email Sargent Shriver 1915 2011 In a career of public service and civic leadership spanning the second half of the 20th century Robert Sargent Shriver Jr confronted a range of seemingly intractable conflicts that pitted Americans against each other and the United States against the Soviet Union He helped build peace by developing and implementing programs and policies structured to promote long term cumulative peaceable change The key to Shriver s legacy of success as a peacebuilder lies in his ability to create feasible effective programs that promote human dignity and welfare All the programs he created are informed by a method in peacebuilding he once described as a formula for practical idealism Sargent Shriver

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - The Shriver Family
    Eunice in 1953 Sargent was born and grew up in Maryland Family Sarge and Eunice in Portugal soon after their wedding Family Family Portrait on the Beach Family From left Bobby Eunice Anthony Timothy Maria Mark and Sarge Family From left Sargent Timothy Bobby Maria Anthony Mark and Eunice Family Sarge with sons Anthony Mark and Timothy Family Sarge with his granddaughter Carolina and his son Anthony Family Three generations

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