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ERIC Number: ED209556
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 71
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ACTION. Annual Report 1978.
ACTION, Washington, DC.
In this report are described projects and activities undertaken by ACTION's volunteer programs in 1978. The introduction notes a continued growth in programs and comments on new developments. Older American Volunteer Programs are discussed in the next section, specifically the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Foster Grandparent Program, and Senior Companion Program. The next three topics considered are VISTA, the three service-learning programs for youth (National Student Volunteer Program, University Year for ACTION, Youth Challenge Program), and special initiatives introduced in 1978 in such areas as youth unemployment, aging, small farmer, crime, family violence, energy, and urban problems. The section on the Peace Corps summarizes by country, programs and activities in Africa, Latin America, and North Africa, Near East, Asia, and the Pacific. Activities and changes within support offices are then described. Appropriate tables, charts, and maps supplement content. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ACTION, Washington, DC.