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Announcing 2022 National Service Training Keynote Speaker

Sarah Eagle Heart, Emmy Award Winning Storyteller

America's Service Commissions, in partnership with state service commissions, is pleased to announce that Emmy award winning storyteller Sarah Eagle Heart will be the keynote speaker at all three of the 2022 National Service Training regional events.

Sarah Eagle Heart is focused on education and advocacy on behalf of Indigenous Peoples whose deep perspective is rooted in her life story as an Oglala Lakota activist raised on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. She is an internationally accomplished executive with a diverse background in tribal, corporate, and nonprofit organizations focusing on communications, marketing, program development, fundraising, and advocacy with a unique vantage point to amplify impact.

She is currently Co-CEO of Return to the Heart Foundation, an Indigenous women led organization focused on resourcing innovative Indigenous women led initiatives in the ecosystems of narrative change, healing, climate justice, civic engagement, and restorative and regenerative development. Her current narrative change initiatives in 2020 revolved around civic engagement with Sisters Rising working with We Stand United and Justice for Migrant Women, as well as supporting traditional helpers and healers. Their organization has worked with actors and musicians like: Anne Hathaway, Brooke Simpson, Mac DeMarco, Marisa Tomei, Mumu Fresh, Taboo, Tonia Jo Hall, Orville Pec, Piper Perabo, and Portugal. The Man.


About America’s Service Commissions (ASC)

America’s Service Commissions is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing and promoting the 52 state service commissions across the United States and territories with the mission to lead and elevate the state service network. State service commissions are governor-appointed public agencies or nonprofit organizations made up of more than 1,000 commissioners, private citizens leading the nation’s service movement and administering more than 75 percent of the federal AmeriCorps funds to address pressing community needs.