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What is the Peace Corps up to These Days?

January 5, 2015
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In today’s blog entry, Julian Omidi speaks about the current state of the Peace Corps, one of the cornerstones of President John Kennedy’s administration and a major part of JFK’s enduring legacy.

For the past five years, officials at the Peace Corps have been compiling […]

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Volunteer to Help People File Their Taxes

December 31, 2014
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In today’s article, Julian Omidi talks about how to help low-income people file their tax returns through the IRS program called VITA.

Each year during tax-filing season, more than 3 million low-income Americans need help filing their taxes. Most of these individuals and families […]

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Civics Makes a Comeback

December 26, 2014
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Julian Omidi is cofounder of the Civic Duty, in this article he points to a recent rise in the desire for better civics education.

Having an understanding of civics is the most fundamental requirement of being a citizen. It is, after all, the study of the rights and […]

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Wreaths across America: Remembering America’s Heroes

December 16, 2014
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Each year, for the last 23 years, Americans have gathered in Virginia’s Arlington National Cemetery to honor fallen veterans. On Dec. 13, Wreaths Across America (WAA), with the help of nearly 50,000 volunteers, laid wreaths upon the headstones of 230,000 veterans interred there. Over 700 […]

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