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ERIC Number: ED209558
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 99
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ACTION. Annual Report 1980.
ACTION, Washington, DC.
In this report are described projects and activities undertaken by ACTION's volunteer programs in 1980. A section on VISTA highlights programs in major emphasis areas (energy, independent living, youth employment) and comments on budget, projects promoting self-reliance and cooperative efforts, and the national grants program. Discussion of the National Center for Service Learning focuses on the University Year for ACTION (UYA) program, research, and the UYA education study. Activities of Older American Volunteer Programs are discussed in the next section, specifically those of the Foster Grandparent Program, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, and Senior Companion Program. The eight ongoing programs and four special projects managed by the Office of Voluntary Citizen Participation are then described. Discussion of the Peace Corps concerns projects in 1980, major developments, and activities in the regions of Africa, Latin America and Caribbean, and North Africa, Near East, Asia, and the Pacific. Two countries are highlighted in each region. Peace Corps programming and training are discussed in terms of basic needs and specific volunteer training models. Other Peace Corps activities discussed are Women in Development, training, and Information Collection and Exchange. Activities and changes within support offices are then described. Appropriate tables supplement content. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ACTION, Washington, DC.