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Focus (Volunteerism Summit) #615964

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 15, 1997
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: Jonathan Alter) The outcome of the volunteerism summit held last April examined. [April in Philadelphia, former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin POWELL - speaks to the young people.] [New York Cares Kathy BEHRENS - questions the summit's specifics.] Powell's aim of organizing corporations and community leaders into helping kids on the local level noted. Specific projects in Philadelphia to work with the kids cited as an example. [In Camden, New Jersey, Juvenile Resource Center Stella HORTON - says the summit has not helped.] Map shown of cities having no or strong post- summit follow-up shown and companies that have and have not kept their commitments listed. [America's Promise POWELL - outlines the goal of organizing the people.]

Alter, Jonathan;
Williams, Brian

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