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"I am very excited about the possibility that we may be able to get National Service done in the next few weeks..."
Congressional Commission on Civic Service Act (Introduced in House) SEC. 4. DUTIES. (b) Specific Topics- In carrying out its general purpose under subsection (a), the Commission shall address and analyze the following specific topics:
(3) Whether there is an appropriate role for Federal, State, and local governments in overcoming the issues that deter volunteerism and national service and, if appropriate, how to expand the relationships and partnerships between different levels of government in promoting volunteerism and national service.
(6) Whether a workable, fair, and reasonable mandatory service requirement for all able young people could be developed, and how such a requirement could be implemented in a manner that would strengthen the social fabric of the Nation and overcome civic challenges by bringing together people from diverse economic, ethnic, and educational backgrounds.
Originally posted by spines
Well...tons of volunteers are already canvasing whichever streets they happen to be local to, knocking on doors and extolling the virtues of Obama's economic, domestic and foreign policy plans...