Yasmeen Shaheen-McConnell is the Managing Director, Strategic Engagement at Service Year Alliance, chaired by former Army General Stan McChrystal. She is an AmeriCorps alumna, and is proud to have served in the Arab American Resource Corps, alongside many new Americans who decided to serve immediately after having taken their naturalization oaths.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS