The Sammies Series: Q&A with Booz Allen Hamilton’s Cedric Sims and civil rights lawyer Jon Michael Seward
2020 Service to America Medals finalist Jon Michael Seward, a principal deputy chief in the Department of Justice’s civil rights division, spoke with Booz Allen Hamilton’s Cedric Sims, about his work ensuring underserved and minority communities gain access to credit.
This senseless government shutdown is harming Coast Guard families
Admiral Thad W. Allen, the 23rd commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, writes about how the partial government shutdown is harming members of the Coast Guard and their families, causing them financial hardship even as they continue to carry out their duties to their country and the American people.
The 2013 Service to America Medals revealed the devastating effects of a government shutdown
As the government shutdown continues for a third week, we reflect on the 2013 Service to America Medals awards gala, which took place three days into that year’s government shutdown. That night as we we recognized our government’s most outstanding employees, many of whom were furloughed as they received their awards, it was a powerful reminder of just how important the federal workforce is and how damaging shutdowns can be.