Winning Ideas: v. 1

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Special measures are used to remove obstacles to equality and to overcome past discriminatory practices. HEAP - Home Energy Assistance Program assists eligible low income households with heating and heat related utility costs. Virtually all countries find it necessary to supplement professional personnel with workers of lesser educational preparation in order to meet the accelerating demand for social welfare services implicit in development itself. NAWRS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association.

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Publisher: Shelter Two Associate Services (S2S) (February 2, 2000)

ISBN: 1898941386

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