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Unformatted text preview: and the members unite to achieve the goal of encouraging communication between parents and teachers in the hope of benefiting local education. Some voluntary associations operate on a statewide level, such as a campaign to reelect a particular state politician. Others function on a nationwide basis, such as the Girl Scouts or the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Still others are international. Voluntary associations can be temporary or permanent. In a temporary voluntary association, the group disbands once the common goal is achieved. Example: A voluntary association forms to protest a particular piece of legislation. The association dissolves once the law is repealed. In a permanent voluntary association, the group exists as long as individuals are interested in belonging to it. Example: Many individuals who join Alcoholics Anonymous remain active members for the rest of their lives....
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