From the archives: American charity shortchanges the poor, and public policy is partly to blame.
Every year tens of millions of Americans sacrifice their personal time and resources to participate in civil society in some way. Why do they do it? The answers are varied and intertwined, but it might boil down to this: Civic-mindedness starts early, runs deep, and aims higher.
What does it mean for civil society to have a seat—and an equal voice—at OGP’s table?