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1963

The VISTAs (Volunteers in Service to America) began

Other events that happened on or around 1963

1964

The federal Economic Opportunity Act was signed into law

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1965

The first VISTA members started work in West Virginia

Other events that happened on or around 1965

1968

VISTA volunteers had streamed into rural and hard-pressed areas of West Virginia

Other events that happened on or around 1968

1971

ACTION became the federal agency that oversaw VISTA and the Peace Corps

Other events that happened on or around 1971

1993

The federal Corporation for National and Communities Service was created to oversee AmeriCorps and domestic programs

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2005

100 VISTA workers were active in West Virginia

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