Hearing on the Establishment of a National Policy on Children and Youth

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Page 44 - If we continue to squander the talents of millions of our children America will become a nation of limited human potential. It would be tragic if we allow this to happen. America must become a land of opportunity — for every child.
Page 45 - ... were initially proposed by the Wingspread Conference on a National Youth Policy, held in Racine, Wisconsin, in December of 1985. Sponsored by the Wingspread Conference Center and the National Network on Runaway and Youth Services, the conference included participants from the Child Welfare League, The National PTA, The Association of Junior Leagues, the National Governor's Conference, the Children's Defense Fund, the Urban League, the National Assembly, the National Coalition of Hispanic Health...
Page 61 - Defense, because their history with respect to human subjects research policy is less well known than that of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (now the Department of Health and Human Services).
Page 6 - STATEMENT OF HON. JOSEPH P. KENNEDY II. A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS Mr. KENNEDY. Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman.
Page 17 - Venezuela could be the richest country in the world with the highest standard of living for the people, with the oil deposits it has.
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Page 82 - Leagues is an international organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Today, there are 263 Leagues in the United States representing approximately 170,000 members.
Page 44 - ... of public assistance. THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE US IS DECREASING. While the number of children in this country is shrinking, the number of elderly people is growing. In 1992 there will be three working people for every retired person in the US, as compared to 1950, when there were 17 workers for every retired person. By the year 2,000 the pool of young workers age 16 to 24 will shrink by almost 40 percent. If our diminishing numbers of children are not able to become self-sufficient, productive...
Page 21 - The National Network of Runaway and Youth Services, Inc. 1400 I Street, NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005 (202) 682-4114 TESTIMONY OF THE NATIONAL NETWORK OF RUNAWAY AND YOUTH SERVICES...
Page 58 - ... must be done soon in order that we will be prepared to use this tremendous technical capability which is virtually at hand. I concur in your proposed Resolution 236 and recommend only that a final point be added to provide for a focal point for programing responsibility. In closing, I want to thank the chairman and the other members of the subcommittee for inviting me to appear before it and I'll be most happy to answer any questions that you may have. Mr. ZABLOCKI. Thank you, Dr. Mack. Dr. Margolin....

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