Cover art for podcast Rebuilding America

Rebuilding America

12 EpisodesProduced by Evergreen PodcastsWebsite

Our country is facing an historic moment of upheaval and division. There are no easy fixes and a better future requires bold ideas. This podcast will explore one of them: national service. Imagine young Americans from every background serving side-by-side for an intense year of service. Imagine the … read more

episodes iconAll Episodes

Bonus Live Episode: HOOAH Award Panel w/ Mike Washington and Becky Margiotta

December 1st, 2020


The regular series of Rebuilding America is over, but last month Ken was honored with the HOOAH Award from the National Conference on Citizenship. To …

Episode 10: The Future of Service

November 24th, 2020


What could national service be at its best? If we invest and shift our culture to value service more highly, what could we accomplish and how could …

Episode 9: A Breakthrough on Capitol Hill?

November 17th, 2020


Could national service be the issue to break through partisan gridlock in Congress? Ken talks with Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth and Republican

Episode 8: Service Abroad is Service to the Nation

November 10th, 2020


Ken talks to Carrie Hessler-Radelet, the 19th Director of the Peace Corps, about service abroad and whether it is also service to the United States. 

The Peace Corps is different from most of the other programs we’ve …

Episode 7: Repairing Broken Trust

October 27th, 2020


Our country is deeply divided and we often do not trust one another these days. Ken talks first with Francis Fukuyama, political scientist and author …

Episode 6: The Fourth Estate

October 20th, 2020


The American people have a complicated and often fraught relationship with the media. Can national service help repair that broken trust? Ken talks to Steve Waldman about Report for America, an organization that …

Episode 5: The Military as a Model for Building Trust

October 13th, 2020


The military is one of the most widely trusted institutions in the United States. Can that deep well of trust be replicated in other forms of national service? What else can the military teach us about service? Ken …

Episode 4: Think Global, Act Local

October 6th, 2020


Ken explores national service at the local level by talking to Fagan Harris, co-founder and CEO of Baltimore Corps and board president of Lead for …

Episode 3: Closing the Learning Gap

September 29th, 2020


Today, Ken explores national service in education by interviewing Elisa Villanueva Beard, CEO of Teach for America, and Rey Saldaña, CEO of

Episode 2: Healing America

September 22nd, 2020


Today, Ken explores national service in healthcare by talking to Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, physician, public health expert, and host of the Crooked Media …

Episode 1: Serving in Common Purpose

September 15th, 2020


Join host Ken Harbaugh as he explores national service from a different angle each week on Rebuilding America. He’ll talk to one or two experts in the national service movement, as well as an alum of a service program …

Coming Soon

August 27th, 2020


Launching on September 15, “Rebuilding America: A National Service Podcast” is a 10-episode limited series featuring advocates of national service …

Loading ...

Listen to Rebuilding America


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens