America's Unofficial Ambassadors

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America’s Unofficial Ambassadors: Senator Harris Wofford (D-PA)

The following video features Senator Harris Wofford (D-PA) in response to the importance of building citizen diplomacy. To find an amazing volunteer opportunity, search the AUA Directory of Recommended Organizations© today.

 

Harris Wofford was a Democratic Senator for Pennsylvania from 1991 to 1995 and has become one of America’s leading advocates for international volunteerism. Wofford was instrumental in the development of the Peace Corps during the Kennedy administration and later played an important role in establishing the Corporation for National Service, which operates Americorps. He has also served as the president of the College at Old Westbury and the president of Bryn Mawr College.

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This entry was posted on December 7, 2012 by in Volunteer Related.
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