Congressman Chaka Fattah, leading Congressional advocate for national and community service for the youth, addresses AmeriCorps as "Patriotic and Life Molding Experience" in honor of AmeriCorps Week 2013.
Congressman Fattah enthuses that national service is an important experience for young Americans. AmeriCorps is a federal program that engages Americans in intensive community service work to help others and meet community needs.
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Federal Programs Related to - Youth Citizenship
Programs that provide opportunities for young people to gain a clear understanding of the process of government and to develop an appreciation for their approaching citizenship responsibilities.
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