Arianna Huffington, Wendy Kopp, and Service Member Stephanie Simmons spoke about why service matters

by Arianna Huffington

Hello from 8,000 feet. I’m in Aspen, where the conversation, thankfully, is much thicker than the air. I’m here for the inaugural 21st Century National Service Summit, sponsored by the Franklin Project, a new venture of the Aspen Institute. For two days, speakers will be discussing all the ways in which we can scale the idea of giving back into a robust program of national service. The goal is to make universal national service a new American rite of passage by creating one million national service positions for those aged 18 to 28.

Click here to read more on the Huffington Post about how FoodCorps is part of a national service movement.