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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - The Sargent Shriver Program for Leadership in Public Service
    said IOP Director David Axelrod It s only fitting that we at the IOP would team with the Shriver Foundation as we pursue our mission of encouraging young people to consider lives in the public arena The Shriver Program will consist of three consecutive components starting this fall and continuing through the summer of 2015 During the fall quarter students can attend four workshops exploring innovative approaches to decision making These workshops will use a case study methodology to understand how to build lasting collaboration and surmount seemingly intractable obstacles when building programs or addressing complex societal challenges During the winter and spring quarters selected Shriver Program students will be given an urban challenge and be led through weekly workshops to develop a new city wide program to address the challenge Students who participate in the 2014 2015 academic year components of the Shriver Program will have access to summer 2015 internships where they can engage hands on in problem solving and program building across disciplines We are very pleased to be launching the Shriver Program in partnership with the IOP and the College this fall said Jamie Price the executive director of the SSPI It will provide a wonderful opportunity for UChicago students to wrestle personally with the model of public service leadership Sarge exemplified and to gain hands on experience in the problem solving methods he employed We look forward to getting started next month Price who holds a Ph D from the Divinity School at UChicago will serve as the inaugural Shriver Fellow at the IOP helping to implement and execute the program in collaboration with the College and the IOP He will officially begin this fellowship in October 2014 to coincide with the launch of the Shriver Program on campus Since its launch in January 2013

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/blog/the-sargent-shriver-program-for-leadership-in-public-service (2015-03-26)
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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - A Good Man
    hope and love and recounts moments with Sarge that now take on new value and poignancy In the process Mark discovers much about himself as a father as a husband and as a social justice advocate A Good Man is an inspirational and deeply personal story about a son discovering the true meaning of his father s legacy Buy About The Author Mark K Shriver is the senior vice president of U S Programs at Save the Children in Washington D C and a former Maryland state legislator Shriver also started the Choice Program and served on the coalition to create the National Commission on Children and Disasters following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina He lives with his wife and three children in Maryland Read Mark Shriver s Full Biography More Media SARGE THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SARGENT SHRIVER BY SCOTT STOSSEL Scott Stossel s exhaustively researched authorized biography depicts Shriver s connection to the historical events of the last century the Great Depression World War II JFK s assassination the Cold War and many more Sarge gives us a complete account of Shriver s life as well as thoughtful commentary on the Kennedy family the Peace Corps and

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/a-good-man (2015-03-26)
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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver
    century the Great Depression World War II JFK s assassination the Cold War and many more Sarge gives us a complete account of Shriver s life as well as a thoughtful commentary on the Kennedy family the Peace Corps and United States and world history It is a riveting and comprehensive reconstruction of a life that exemplifies what it means to be a true American Buy About the Author Scott Stossel has been associated with The Atlantic since 1992 when shortly after graduating from Harvard he joined the staff and helped to launch The Atlantic Online His articles have appeared in a wide array of publications including The New Yorker The New Republic The New York Times The Washington Post and The Boston Globe His 2004 book Sarge The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver inspired The Boston Globe to write Scott Stossel s superb new biography is an extraordinary achievement while Publisher s Weekly declared This is a superbly researched immensely readable political biography Read Scott Stossel s Full Biography More Media A GOOD MAN BY MARK SHRIVER In this intimate portrait of an extraordinary father son relationship Mark K Shriver discovers the moral principles that guided his legendary

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/sarge-the-life-and-times-of-sargent-shriver (2015-03-26)
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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - American Idealist
    Idealist brings Shriver s story to life in this documentary which aired nationally on PBS on January 21 2008 A powerful 90 minute depiction of practical activism it offers a hopeful vision of what this nation could be and could do based on the experience of what it once did when pushed by the civil rights movement and guided by the War on Poverty Buy About the Producer Bruce Orenstein is the writer director and producer of American Idealist The Story of Sargent Shriver In 1990 he founded the Chicago Video Project CVP a 501C 3 non profit video production company CVP produces documentaries and public policy videos about social and economic issues for and public television and non profit public interest organizations Prior to his career as a filmmaker Mr Orenstein directed community run direct action citizen s organizations in Seattle Washington Fort Wayne Indiana and Chicago Illinois Read Bruce Orenstein s Full Biography More Media A GOOD MAN BY MARK SHRIVER In this intimate portrait of an extraordinary father son relationship Mark K Shriver discovers the moral principles that guided his legendary father and applies them to his own life Details Buy SARGE THE LIFE AND TIMES OF

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/american-idealist (2015-03-26)
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