National service and AmeriCorps an annotated bibliography by Allan Metz

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .

Written in English

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  • AmeriCorps (U.S.) -- Bibliography.,
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Includes indexes.

Book details

Statementcompiled by Allan Metz.
SeriesBibliographies and indexes in law and political science,, no. 26
LC ClassificationsZ7164.L1 M58 1997, HD4870.U5 M58 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1001986M
ISBN 100313302677
LC Control Number96041280

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Established inthe Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a federal agency that engages millions of Americans in service through its core programs -- AmeriCorps and Senior Corps -- and national volunteer efforts.

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His writings have also appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Slate, The Washington Monthly, National Review, and elsewhere.

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The National Service Trust is an account in the U.S. Treasury from which CNCS makes payments to education and financial institutions on behalf of AmeriCorps participants who have successfully completed a term of service in an approved national service position.

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His plan calls for expanding existing national service organizations like AmeriCorps and the Peace Corps and also adding new ones focused on. 1 Introduction: National Service as Public Policy for Democracy 1. 2 Citizenship and the Elements of Policy Design Part I The Civilian Conservation Corps.

3 The CCC's Roots and Relationships 4 The CCC's Purpose and Governments Role 5 The CCC's Tools, Rules, and Targets Part II Volunteers in Service to America. 6 VISTA's Roots Brand: Brookings Institution Press. For years, she has played a leading role in growing national service, especially AmeriCorps, from an idea into a major American institution.

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In SeptemberPresident Bill Clinton signed the National and Community Service Trust Act ofcreating AmeriCorps and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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Sincethe VHCB AmeriCorps Program has been serving Vermont communities, cultivating leaders and inspiring collaborative solutions to expand housing opportunities and steward our natural resources. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) administers AmeriCorps at the federal level and works in partnership with states to develop service programs and create a community-based national service network.

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38 books — 42 voters Poverty Concepts Resource List. 22 books — 22 voters Volunteers - Memoirs. 65 books — 19 voters AmeriCorps and the Medically Underserved in Utah. 20 books. AmeriCorps is a national service program, managed by the Corporation for National and Community Service, that involves more t Americans each year who work to improve community needs.

They help to make our streets safer, our environment cleaner, our children healthier, and our schools better across America. Proposals for the United States to implement mandatory national service, a requirement that people serve in the military or complete other works of service, trace back to the s.

Modern propositions for compulsory service envision that young Americans could join the military or do civilian projects such as teaching in low-income areas, helping care for the elderly, maintaining.

AmeriCorps, a network of national service programs, is the largest issuer of grants for service and volunteering.

"We simply cannot afford to keep ineffective programs like AmeriCorps .The AmeriCorps Benefits the Community Program, better known as ABC AmeriCorps, is a national service program sponsored by Sauk Valley Community College, serving Lee. Whiteside, Carroll, Ogle, Bureau, and Henry counties in Illinois The area is predominantly rural.

The participants in this program are called "members".

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