Our political system is in tough shape. At a moment when we face urgent public problems that we can only effectively address with collaboration, compromise, and ingenuity, we are polarized and seemingly incapable of working together.
Are you a military veteran or an alumnus of a civilian service program like AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or a related experience? At this critical moment for our democracy, are you wondering if you might feel called to seek political office as a next step in your personal service journey?
We’ve never had fewer service alumni in Congress in our nation’s history. And our current Congress is among the least productive ever.