August 25, 2009 was an extremely sad day for the service field (in my opinion, for the world as well), as we lost one of our most vocal and supportive champions. Senator Edward M. Kennedy will be greatly missed, and we can honor his memory by moving forward with the work. The below articles will show that, with all of his faults aside, he was beloved, respected, admired, and that his work will carry on.
USA Today, August 29, 2009 - This profiles several of Senator Kennedy's former staffers who followed him into public service.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, August 27, 2009 - Shirley Sagawa, who the Partnership loves, writes about Senator Kennedy's legacy and her own interactions with him.
ServiceNation, August 27, 2009 - Be The Change, Inc. CEO Alan Khazei's statement.
The Examiner, August 27, 2009 - Liz Barrett's tribute to Senator Kennedy.
Wausau Daily Herald, August 27, 2009 - Tribute to Senator Kennedy.
Corporation for National and Community Service, August 26, 2009 - CNCS Board Chair Alan Solomont's Official Statement.
Youth Today, August 26, 2009 - Senator Kennedy's legislative legacy.
Huffington Post, August 26, 2009 - A touching article about how Senator Kennedy inspired Deborah Weinstein.
The Examiner, August 26, 2009 - Senator Kennedy and the National Day of Service and Remembrance.
StandardNet, August 26, 2009 - Interesting article about Senator Hatch and his opinion on the health care reform bill and the impact of losing Senator Kennedy.
The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 26, 2009 - Remembering the impact of Senator Kennedy on the higher education world.