News and Views

Reflections on Service to Stage

Fiona Tomlin and Elaina Stephenson

Last Tuesday seventeen years since the 9/11 attacks, about 150 people showed up to DC Improv for a night of storytelling.

Each year, September 11th remains a sorrowful commemoration of those we lost in the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. But it has also become a day of service.

Sample Tweets: Protect Our Afghan Allies

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Want to make your voice heard in support of the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa program? We've drafted sample tweets and a letter to your Senator to help you reach your legislators during this critical fight.


Appropriations Committee Members


Leader Spotlight: Maggie Seymour

My time in the Marine Corps showed me that service comes in many forms. As a veteran I often hear “thank you for your service,” meaning my service to my country. As I look back, however, I think my service was more to my fellow Marines. Where I really made an impact, and where I felt I was the most useful, was when I was helping, teaching, and mentoring other Marines—and that’s something I can do out of uniform. Service isn’t just about wearing cammies or deploying overseas, service is about helping the people around you.

News from the Week of September 2nd

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Welcome back from the holiday weekend! Though short, this week has been busy.​

News from the Week of August 6th

Ali Nayyef grew up in Iraq as the son of an interpreter for the United States military. After his father was killed by Al-Qaeda, he and his family immigrated to the United States. Before he came to his new home, however, he reached out to the soldiers his father worked with. “I just remember having a great amount of respect and admiration for what [U.S. troops] did.