College Park, MD (August 9, 2010)- In her new book, The American Way to Change: How National Service and Volunteers are Transforming America, author Shirley Sagawa chronicles the impact of service, and sets out a path for the national service movement to achieve a greater impact.
Among the outstanding organizations profiled in her engaging work, the Alliance for Community Trees was named one of 29 High Impact Field Builders by Sagawa.
As special assistant to President Clinton for domestic policy, Sagawa drafted the legislation that created AmeriCorps and the Corporation for National and Community Service and served as the Corporation’s first managing director. She is a visiting fellow at the Center for American Progress. The 2010 author royalties for the book will be donated to Voices for National Service to support advocacy for service.
The American Way to Change