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Working Paper 11: National Service in America: Policy (Dis)Connections Over Time

October 31st, 2003
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by Melissa Bass

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“In this paper I trace the development of three of America’s main civilian national service programs – the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) (1933-42), Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) (1965-93, when it was incorporated into AmeriCorps), and AmeriCorps (1993-present).”

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One Response to “Working Paper 11: National Service in America: Policy (Dis)Connections Over Time”

  1. Melissa Bass, The Politics and Civics of National Service « Peter Levine Says:

    […] Press, 2013). This book originated with a CIRCLE grant and two CIRCLE Working Papers (numbers 11 and 12). It is a great achievement and truly essential reading for anyone who is interested in […]