Aug 13, 2020
“Home" strikes a million chords for each of us: familiarity, pain, loss, and roots that go deeper than words. But what happens when we choose to return in commitment to the place that bore us, believing that our individual agency matured (perhaps) elsewhere might come back to help nourish a future in the forgotten places? Lead for America is cultivating a 21st-century story about homecoming by giving young adults the tools and support for proximate, culturally humbled, and empowering service in their hometowns — at all levels of local government and civil society. Joe Nail and Benya Kraus are two of their co-founders, and in this episode, share hope and a roadmap.