ERIC Number: ED213975
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Youth Conservation Corps and Young Adult Conservation Corps. Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives. Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session (June 25 and July 17, 1981).
Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Operations.
These congressional hearings contain testimony pertaining to the continuation of funding for the Young Adult Conservation Corps (YACC) and the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). (Modeled after the Civilian Conservation Corps, the YACC and the YCC are youth conservation programs that provide jobs to youth in such areas as tree planting, trail maintenance, construction, rangeland improvement, and wildlife management improvement.) Among those providing testimony were youth involved in the two programs, state conservationists and state officials who have worked with the youths, and representatives from the Forest Service, the National Council of La Raza, and the American Forestry Association. Focus of the testimony is on benefits of the programs to participants and to the community, the cost effectiveness of individual programs, and estimated costs of providing alternative services in the event of termination of funding for the YACC and YCC. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Adolescents, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Cost Effectiveness, Cost Estimates, Educational Needs, Environment, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Forestry, Job Skills, Participant Satisfaction, Position Papers, Program Costs, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Public Policy, State Programs, Unemployment, Wildlife Management, Work Experience Programs, Young Adults, Youth Employment, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Operations.