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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Lucy Di Rosa, Ph.D.
    position was as Executive Director of The Private Theatre a New York based not for profit theatre company Among her responsibilities at The Private Theatre were marketing communications social media strategy crowdfunding and board building Lucy has also been a previous collaborator of Executive Director Jamie Price including on an ongoing multidisplinary creative project that uses the Insight approach to peacebuilding and conflict resolution Lucy holds a Ph D in

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Sargent Shriver's Life
    public life From left Timothy Mark Maria Sargent Anthony Eunice and Bobby Civil Rights Shriver understood and deeply supported the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s because he recognized that the secondary status of minorities was inherently unjust In 1960 when Martin Luther King was arrested in Georgia Shriver urged Presidential candidate John F Kennedy to publicly offer his support for King and call his wife Coretta Scott King The president did and King was released Dawn of the Peace Corps In 1961 Shriver was tapped by his brother in law President John F Kennedy to lead a new organization the Peace Corps designed to improve the image of America abroad during the time of the Cold War The federal program sent volunteers to give instruction in technical skills but also to exchange cultures and friendships across borders The Peace Corps is still going strong fifty years later A Strong Belief In Service Sargent Shriver forever a public servant inspired a new generation of young people into public service who otherwise would have gone to industry or Wall Street Here Sargent speaks to a group of students about becoming Peace Corps volunteers A Worldwide Mission In his role as first director of the Peace Corps Shriver hopped airplanes bumped along on jeeps rode horseback and on camels and walked endless miles to supervise far flung operations In 1964 he walked ruins in the country of Jordan Belief In Humanity Sargent Shriver s work was anchored by a core set of values service dedication compassion humility reciprocity and the spirit of charity Among the stops he made on a visit to Turkey in 1964 for the Peace Corps was to an orphanage It was a belief in the value of every human life that he shared with Eunice who founded Special Olympics four years later Far From Home In Khyber Pass in the mountains dividing Pakistan and Afghanistan Shriver s Peace Corps work took him about as far from the culture of home in Maryland as one could be A Man of Faith A devout Catholic Shriver devoted much thought to living in a way that honored his belief in God and his belief in the goodness and strength of people Here Shriver delivers a personal message to the Pope following President Kennedy s death The War On Poverty President Lyndon B Johnson tapped Shriver to be the architect of his signature program the War on Poverty Shriver created a myriad of programs including Head Start Job Corps VISTA Community Action Program Legal Services to the Poor and Foster Grandparents designed to help lift millions of Americans out of poverty Like the Peace Corps many of the programs started during the War on Poverty continue to serve Americans today Desolation At Home Just as he traveled worldwide as head of the Peace Corps Shriver visited the places in the United States where poverty made life a struggle It wasn t hard to find and Shriver s office began to

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Images from Sargent Shriver's time with the Peace Corps
    the White House The volunteers were heading to Ghana and Tanganyika in Africa Destination Nepal Shriver visited many of the places where the Peace Corps operated Here he is welcomed in Nepal Destination Burma Shriver tours Burma Destination Germany Shriver inspects Checkpoint Charlie during his visit to Berlin in 1964 The barrier was part of a dividing line between East Berlin controlled by Communist East Germany and West Berlin controlled by the United States Great Britain and France Destination Israel During a trip to Jerusalem Peace Corps Director Sargent Shriver visits a refugee camp near Jericho where he later joined in a game of ball with local children Destination Iran Shriver washes his face at a water pump in Tehran during his visit to Iran in 1964 Destination Turkey Shriver meets with student nurses in Konya Turkey in 1964 Destination Turkey The classroom of Peace Corps Volunteer Eric Olsen a Volunteer English teacher from Hockessin Delaware gets a visit from Olsen s boss Shriver in Sivas Turkey Destination Pakistan Shriver s travels took him to the Khyber Pass which connects Pakistan and Afghanistan Peace Corps Directors Sargent Shriver the first Peace Corps director poses with Peace Corps Director Loret Miller

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Sargent Shriver Wake Service
    Wake Service Wake Service Wake Service Lavery Day sang His Eyes Are on the Sparrow Wake Service C Payne Lucas former Peace Corps volunteer from 1962 to 1971 who worked on many civil rights issues with Mr Shriver Wake Service George McGovern Mr Shriver was McGovern s Vice President running mate in 1972 and they remained close over the years Wake Service News commentator and author Bill Moyers Wake Service

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass
    to be guided by beliefs powerful enough to change the world I hope you remember the example of the Peace Corps volunteer the Head Start parent the Special Olympics athlete They each in their own way are waging peace Maybe you will even remember me and my family Remember the importance of family of giving and receiving of love You have such a chance Oh how I wish I were you Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass From left Wyclef Jean Bono Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Vanessa Williams Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Wyclef Jean Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Glen Hansard and Bono Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver s daughter Maria Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass First Lady Michelle Obama Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver s son Timothy Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver s son Mark praised his father in his eulogy Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Former President Bill Clinton was one of three eulogists Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver s family at left applaud after Clinton s remarks Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Last to eulogize Sargent Shriver was Vice President Joe Biden Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass After he spoke fondly of Sargent Shriver s support for his Senate campaign in 1972 Biden was thanked by Maria Shriver Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass George McGovern left chose Sargent Shriver as his running mate for a 1972 presidential run Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Cardinal Wuerl s final commendation at the side of Sargent Shriver s casket Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass Sargent Shriver Funeral Mass President Clinton First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Biden at right watched as the funeral

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - In His Words
    the Justice for the Poor program The War on Poverty Sargent Shriver deeply hoped that Catholics would lead the way in the fight to eradicate poverty In his 1966 address at the National Conference of Catholic Charities Annual Convention he called on them to help and volunteered to go first In His Words In His Words On the Topic of Peace Speaking at the Institute of North America Studies in 1968 Shriver focused on a common theme peace On the Topic of Peace continued Speaking at the Institute of North America Studies in 1968 Shriver focused on a common theme peace In His Words In His Words Peace Corps Volunteers Speaking at the National Conference on Social Welfare in 1965 Sargent Shriver described Peace Corps volunteers and their experiences and why the role was not just another job Civil Rights Speaking at the National Conference on Religion and Race in 1963 Sargent Shriver told the audience he was not an expert in race relations a humble observation from a man who had played a key role in the integration of Chicago schools years earlier Civil Rights continued Speaking at the National Conference on Religion and Race in 1963 Sargent Shriver told the audience he was not an expert in race relations a humble observation from a man who had played a key role in the integration of Chicago schools years earlier Saints and Sages Speaking at the New York World s Fair in 1964 to celebrate the Pavilion of The Vatican Shriver was moved by the union of the religious and the secular A National Examination of Conscience In 1968 Sargent Shriver addressed the student assembly at the University of Notre Dame detailing three priorities for America make a national examination of conscience pledge 25 billion for spending on the

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Mark Shriver Records "A Good Man"
    as Mark Shriver records the audio book of his tribute to his father A Good Man More Videos Father Theodore Hesburgh Remembers Sargent Shriver Mark Shriver Records A Good Man The Life of Sargent Shriver Opening Segment American Idealist Sargent Shriver Leads the War on Poverty President Johnson Names Sargent Shriver Mr Poverty Sargent Shriver Peace Institute Contact us at info sargentshriver org Privacy Policy Terms Of Use Website created

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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - The Life of Sargent Shriver
    the man from his 85th birthday celebration showing his early years to old age surrounded by his family More Videos Father Theodore Hesburgh Remembers Sargent Shriver Mark Shriver Records A Good Man The Life of Sargent Shriver Opening Segment American Idealist Sargent Shriver Leads the War on Poverty President Johnson Names Sargent Shriver Mr Poverty Sargent Shriver Peace Institute Contact us at info sargentshriver org Privacy Policy Terms Of Use

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