Serving Country and Community: Who Benefits from National Service?

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The United States has a long history of citizens rendering service to their communities. Examples of government-sponsored voluntary service organizations include the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Peace Corps, and Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA). During the Clinton administration, the national service movement was advanced by the establishment of AmeriCorps, a large-scale national service program designed to place young people in community service positions across the country. More recently, the Obama ...

Serving Country and Community: Who Benefits from National Service? 2010, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674046788

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