Tag: Public Service

For New Jersey high schoolers, a chance to bridge passion with purpose

The nonprofit HYPELITE wants to inspire and empower students to take charge of their future by cultivating their passion and creativity.

My transition was easy, finding meaning after service was not

For one veteran, surrounding herself with civic-minded people brought her more fulfillment than corporate life ever could.

One boy's love of history led him to meet his WWII hero

After watching a special on Pearl Harbor on PBS, five-year-old Landon found a new hero: WWII veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor, Donald Stratton.

In service to those who have served

A Newman's Own Foundation Fellow shares how a year spent working for a nonprofit inspired him to continue a career in public service.

A new kind of therapy for veterans

On this Connecticut farm, retired polo horses provide comfort and structure for combat veterans and first responders.

From shelter to saving lives

Once an abandoned dog at an animal shelter, Chief the dog is now professionally trained to search and rescue people during disasters.

Compass participates in keynote address during United Nations General Assembly event

The Compass School Farm was recognized as a strong partner in environmental sustainability efforts and showcased as an international leader in education.

Turning a worker shortage into a globally fluent workforce

Former Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak illustrates how our current environment is the ideal time for incredible progress.