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National and Community Service

Purpose

To encourage community service and volunteer participation, develop a comprehensive vision and strategic plan for community service initiative, and serve as the District's liaison between national and other state organizations. Recommend innovative, creative, city-wide service programs to increase volunteer participation in all age groups and community-based problem-solving among diverse participants; and develop and implement centralized clearinghouse to offer information and technical support concerning volunteerism and community service recruitment, projects, training methods, materials and activities. Twenty-five members appointed Mayor on bipartisan basis with not more than 50 percent plus one member from same political party. Shall be balanced by race, ethnicity, age, disability, and gender, and not more than 25 percent shall be DC government employees.

Approval Type - Passive (If not disapproved by resolution within 45-day review period, deemed approved.)

Licensed - Yes

Paid stipend or salary - No