P. C. Corps

Kaufman, Leslie
October 1993
Washington Monthly;Oct93, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p9
Analyzes the `Summer of Service' (SoS) youth initiative program staged from mid-June to mid-August 1993 in the light of the perceived attitude of President Bill Clinton's administration towards national service. Agenda of SoS; Composition of participants; Factors behind failure of SoS program; Inclusion of at-risk youth in program; Haphazard implementation of goals.


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