clear What Are Some of the Rewards of a Community Cleanup?

A community cleanup provides some of the most tangible rewards of any anticrime program. The results are immediately visible. People might even stop to thank you while you're still working. Children may come out of their houses and wait eagerly to use the repaired playground equipment. And as your volunteers walk, skate, or drive by the site, each one will take pride in knowing that he or she helped regain an attractive, usable space for the neighborhood.

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Youth In Action Bulletin July 1999   black   Number 09