Strengthening communities

an overview of service and volunteering in America : hearing before the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities, Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, February 27, 2007 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor (2007). Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities.

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