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The Summit

Schedule of Events

The President's Declaration

Transcript: Colin Powell On CNN's "Larry King Live"

Web Watch
Check out sites associated with the summit. The web offers plenty of others for getting started in volunteering too.


Voter's Voice
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Take A Stand
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Bulletin Boards
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Galvanized For Action


The Presidents' Summit For America's Future ended today with delegates heading back to the grass roots to pursue their goal: to improve the lives of two million needy children by 2000.

Several of the meeting's big guns were on hand to end the event with a flourish. "This summit, these commitments, they are about the habits of the heart that make us Americans," First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton told delegates at Philadelphia's historic Independence Hall.

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Top Headlines

A Call For 'Big Citizenship' (4/28)
All Eyes On The General (4/28)
Clinton Proposes Expansion Of AmeriCorps (4/28)
Powell: 'Let's Go Save Our Children' (4/27/97)
Calling All Volunteers (4/25/97)
CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll: Few Volunteer Regularly (4/25/97)
TIME: The Corporate Crusaders: Are Companies Right For Solving Social Problems? (4/27/97)
TIME: Colin Powell's New Crusade (3/17/97)
Clinton, Bush Boost A Volunteer Summit (1/24/97)

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