THE CORPORATE CRUSADERS

POWELL WANTS THEM IN THE FIGHT AGAINST SOCIAL PROBLEMS. COMPANIES ARE GREAT AT MAKING MONEY, BUT ARE THEY RIGHT FOR THIS JOB?

Wanted: caring adults to act as mentors, one on one, to disadvantaged kids. Safe places for those youths to hang out and pursue supervised play after school. Immunizations and health care to bolster their bodies; "effective education" to give them marketable skills. Financing and volunteer help to give 2 million youngsters all these services; 5 million others, at least one. Thus helping to a better start in life nearly half the 15 million kids thought now to be "at risk"--of being lost to poverty and crime, though no one puts it that crudely. All in the next four years, and at...

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