Announcing an Innovative Housing Partnership

Announcing an Innovative Housing Partnership

by Phyllis SegalAs a long-time advocate for national service and for all things encore, I’m thrilled to be able to share some good news that connects my two passions.Silvernest, a homesharing platform, has just announced an innovative partnership with two AmeriCorps...
On Presidents’ Day, Let’s Reach for the Stars

On Presidents’ Day, Let’s Reach for the Stars

By Phyllis Segal   Nearly 50 years ago, President Kennedy’s bold dream to land on the moon was realized. I can recall exactly where I was on July 20, 1969, watching Neil Armstrong describe his “one small step” on the moon’s surface as a “giant leap for mankind.”...
Did you have a mentor when you were growing up?

Did you have a mentor when you were growing up?

By Phyllis Segal   It’s National Mentoring Month, and I’m reminded of child psychologist Urie Bronfenbrenner’s words: “Every child needs at least one adult who is irrationally crazy about him or her.”And that makes me think about my dad. He made me feel I could do no...