March 18, 2012
How a Legislative Milestone For Volunteerism Has Worked Out
The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, passed in 2009, was designed to greatly expand national service. The federal deficit and other public-policy concerns have kept the law from achieving much that was promised.
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140,000Number of AmeriCorps members in 2012
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