Connecting colleges with the community

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Published by The University of the State of New York, State Education Dept. in Albany, N.Y .

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Statementthe final report of the Task Force on Multigenerational Service Centers.
ContributionsBrooklyn College., Syracuse University.
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Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL22241297M

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