September 29, 1993
Vol. 13, Issue 04
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Inspired by the Clinton Administration's national-service initiative, Wesleyan University has announced a new fellowship program for high school students who perform community service in their hometowns.
The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson's National Rainbow Coalition plans to launch a nationwide church-based mentoring program to reach 8- to 18-year-old African-American youths who have come into contact with the juvenile-justice system as nonviolent offenders.
Although corporate charitable giving declined over all last year for the first time in more than two decades, contributions to precollegiate education increased 13 percent, according to an annual survey.
The following is based on a draft of the President's plan dated Sept. 7, 1993.
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