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ERIC Number: ED353453
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 68
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Visions of Service: The Future of the National and Community Service Act.
Sagawa, Shirley, Ed.; Halperin, Samuel, Ed.
This publication contains 36 short essays on the reauthorization of the National and Community Service Act. It begins with two introductory papers: "Visions of Service: The Future of the National and Community Service Act" (Sagawa, Halperin) and "Historical Background: An Overview" (Sagawa). Section I, Why Service?, contains 15 essays: "A Mandate for Liberty" (Barber); "The Challenge of Community Building" (Dirks); "Large-Scale Community Service: Two Considerations" (Etzioni); "A Source of New Leaders" (Myers); "How the National and Community Service Act Can Help Advance Education Reform" (Gomez); "Needed: A More Compelling Mission and Stronger State Organizations" (Kielsmeier); "It's a Worrisome Thing..." (Parsons); "Making Service-Learning the Center of the Debate on School Reform" (Townsend); "Moving in from the Margins" (Wutzdorff); "Our Vision of Youth Service" (Young People for National Service); "America 2000 and Service-Learning: A Promising Partnership" (Youth Service America Interns); "Youth Service: Pervasive, Local, Empowered, Positively Driven, Personally Invested" (Calhoun); "Youth Service Is Also about Changing Adults" (Halperin); "Educating for Service" (Hesburgh); and "The Heroic Search" (Sawyer). Section II, What Is Service?, has three essays: "What Is Wrong with This Picture?" (Chi); "The Critical Link between Service and Advocacy" (Hausner); and "Youth Service: The Best Solution-Strategy Around" (Wolf). Section III, Who Shall Serve?, consists of four essays: "Community Service and Student Financial Aid" (Gupta); "Linking Young and Old through Intergenerational Service Programs" (Scannell); "A Vision of Opportunity and Diversity" (Schmiegelow); and "Challenging Conventional Wisdom about Racial and Social Class Integration in Service Programs" (Stoneman). Five essays are found in Section IV, Where Are We Headed?: "Summer and Service: Transforming Youth Service into a Movement" (Briscoe); "Youth Service: Building Community" (Burkhardt); "Toward National Service as an Institution" (Eberly); "Community Service and the Transformation of the American University" (Harkavy); and "Not Only Bowls of Delicious Soup: Youth Service Today" (Karasik). Section V, How Shall We Get There?, contains nine essays: "A More Connected and Empowered Approach to Service" (Basl); "National and Community Service: Strengthening the Next Phase" (Clark); "On Advancing Community Service" (Coolidge); "A Critical Look at Educational Effectiveness" (Kong); "Incandescent Youth" (Landrum); "A Step in the Right Direction" (Quinn); "Incentives for High Quality in Service-Learning" (Schine); "The Second Half of the American Dream" (Sherraden); and "Bookends of a Strong Democracy: The National Service Trust Fund and the Social Security Trust Fund" (Brown). (YLB)
American Youth Policy Forum, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 301, Washington, DC 20036-5541 or Director of Communications, National Women's Law Center, 1616 P Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($5).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: DeWitt Wallace/Reader's Digest Fund, Pleasantville, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Women's Law Center, Washington, DC.; American Youth Policy Forum, Washington, DC.