Volunteerism


Guests:

Rosie Mauk
* Director, AmeriCorps

Pat Nicklin
* Managing Director, Share Our Strength
* Former Senior Vice President and founding Staff Member, The Points of Light Foundation

Ann Rojas
* Executive Director, Cape May County Healthy Community Coalition, Wildwood, New Jersey

Ellen Field
* Spokesperson, Peace Corps

Rabbi Mark Diamond
* Executive Vice President of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California
* Rabbi at Temple Ramat Zion in North Ridge, CA

Najam Sethi
* Editor, Friday Times in Lahore, Pakistan

In his State of the Union message, President Bush called on Americans to donate two years' worth of time to volunteering. Mr. Bush said he wants to double the number of Peace Corps volunteers in five years, and to increase AmeriCorps and Senior Corps. Since Sept. 11, more people have reached out to volunteer. Join host Neal Conan and guests for a discussion about volunteerism in America.

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