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Family Corp

Our country needs a grass roots/government volunteer organization similar to the Peace Corp but instead focusing on our OWN families....the Family Corp. This could give college graduates (and some high school) valuable work and life experience and at the same time helping families. It is difficult to give the structure that Colin Powell states that we need if you are a single parent, parents with a disabled, mentally ill, or sick child,...or a family with an elderly parent. Or a family with just a temporary situation such as an illness, recovering from an operation, loss of job, or having one parent in the military service. There are so many young capable people out there who have the energy and drive to give families more structure and make them more functional. Those extended families, although helpful in the past, are few and far between these days. Of course there needs to be training for these young adults and they could put to work any area of expertise. This would be for ALL economic levels, not just the indigent. What is a good name? Family Corp? Family Care? Who has the need for this? How many women out there are caring for kids, parents, friends, siblings, neighbors, pets, and working full time? We need more support to have structure.

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  • Feb 24 2013: It is not so easy there are a lot of factors to take into account bereavement peer pressure and also the persons individual problems, that they are ashamed to admit ( dyslexia.ADHD).

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