How federal agencies can best use volunteers

Thursday - 6/10/2010, 6:04pm EDT

Shirley Sagawa, author and visiting fellow at the Center for American Progress

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Despite the President's call for more volunteers, many federal agencies aren't using them to help solve problems.

Shirley Sagawa is a visiting fellow at the Center for American Progress and the author of the American Way to Change.

Her book looks at how volunteers are changing America for the better.

She tells us what sparked her interest in American service.