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Powell's Efforts To Increase Volunteerism

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Powell's Efforts To Increase Volunteerism

Powell's Efforts To Increase Volunteerism

Powell's Efforts To Increase Volunteerism

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— From member station WHYY, Eric Westervelt reports on the high profile "America's Promise" group, headed by Colin Powell. A year ago, Powell and President Clinton hosted a three-day event incorporating the participation of three former presidents, various actors and corporate leaders, and community activists, geared towards improving the lives of impoverished children. However, some non-profit organizations are reporting very little increase in volunteers since the kickoff event.