Shirley Sagawa

A national expert on children and youth policy, Sagawa has been called a “founding mother of the modern service movement” for her work on national service. Her book, The American Way to Change, highlights ways that volunteer and national service is an important but underutilized strategy to solve problems in American communities.

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