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107 STAT. 842 PUBLIC LAW 103-82—SEPT. 21, 1993 "(q) NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE DAY.— "(1) DESIGNATION.— April 19, 1994, and April 18, 1995 are President. each designated as 'National Youth Service Day*. The President is authorized and directed to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. "(2) FEDERAL AcnvmES.—In order to observe National Youth Service Day at the Federal level, the Corporation may - organize and C£urry out appropriate ceremonies and activities.
- (3) AcTlvrnES.— The Corporation may make grants to public or private nonprofit organizations with demonstrated ability
to carry out appropriate activities, in order to support such activities on National Youth Service Day. "(r) ASSISTANCE FOR HEAD START.—The Corporation may make grants to, and enter into contracts and cooperative agreements with, public or nonprofit private agencies and organizations that receive grants or contracts under the Foster Grandparent Program (part B of title II of the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 5011 et seq.)), for projects of the type described in section 211(a) of such Act (29 U.S.C. 5011) operating under memoranda of agreement with the ACTION Agency, for the purpose of increasing the number of low-income individuals who provide services under such program to children who participate in Head Start programs under the Head Start Act (42 U.S.C 9831 et seq). 42 USC 12653a. "SEC. IMA. CLEARINGHOUSES. (a) ASSISTANCE. —The Corporation shall provide assistance to appropriate entities to establish one or more clearinghouses, including the clearinghouse described in section 118. "(b) APPLICATION.— To be eligible to receive assistance under subsection (a), an entity shall submit an application to the Corporation at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Corporation may require.
- (c) FUNCTION OF CLEARINGHOUSES. —An entity that receives
assistance under subsection (a) may— "(1) assist entities carrying out State or local community service programs with needs assessments and planning; "(2) conduct research and evaluations concerning community service; (3)(A) provide leadership development and training to State and local community service program administrators, supervisors, and participants; and "(B) provide training to persons who can provide the leadership development and traimng described in subparagraph (A); "(4) facilitate communication among entities carrying out conmiunity service programs and participants; "(5) provide information, curriculum materials, and technical assistance relating to planning and operation of community service programs, to States and local entities eligible to receive funds under this title; "(GXA) gather and disseminate information on successful community service programs, components of such successful programs, innovative youth skills curriculum, and community service projects; and "(B) coordinate the activities of the clearinghouse with appropriate entities to avoid duplication of effort;�