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ERIC Number: ED209557
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 160
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ACTION. Annual Report 1979.
ACTION, Washington, DC.
In this report are described projects and activities undertaken by ACTION's volunteer programs in 1979. A foreword comments on ACTION's achievements and response to national priorities. Activities of Older American Volunteer Programs are discussed in the next section, specifically those of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Foster Grandparent Program, and Senior Companion Program. The next section focuses on project areas pursued by VISTA, including programs of the National Center for Service-Learning. Discussion regarding the Peace Corps looks at new directions in 1979, the Office of Programming and Training Coordination, the Information Collection Exchange, and Women in Development projects. Accounts are also given by country, of Peace Corps activities in the regions of Africa, Latin America, and North Africa, Near East, Asia, and the Pacific. A section on the Office of Voluntary Citizen Participation describes activities of its components, including Former Volunteer Services, Peace Corps Partnership, Domestic Development Service, and special projects. 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.