The AWSCNS is still not introduced, but parts of it are being picked up.
My Congressional Rep, Jared Huffman, has introduced the Inspire Act. It proposes beefing up the Edward Kennedy National Service Act (aka the Serve America Act). Introduced in 2009, the Serve America Act has never met its numerical goals, for a variety of budgetary and other reasons. Both the Inspire Act and Serve America Act are nowhere near as robust as People’s Lobby’s American World Service Corps National Service Proposal.
All three deserve support. The AWSCNS would do the most good and has the most innovative funding proposals to cover its laudable goals, strengthen America’s character, and benefit the world.
The Marin Independent Journal’s Richard Halstead included some of my thoughts in his piece, which you can click to at this link.