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California Climate Action Corps fellows after completing a community composting project last month.

Civilian Climate Corps Programs Take Off in States Across The Country

Maxine Joselow
The Washington Post | October 14, 2022 

President Biden took office with plans to launch the first-ever Civilian Climate Corps, a federally funded initiative aimed at employing tens of thousands of young people to fight climate change. Across the country, states have launched similar programs to hire young people to tackle climate issues within their borders.

Read more on The Washington Post

New Statistics on Volunteering & Civic Life with Dr Mary Hyde

Tobi Johnson 
Volunteer Nation | March 9, 2023

Director of Research and Evaluation Mary Hyde joined Tobi Johnson to share some fascinating results from the most recent Volunteer Engagement and Civic Life census supplement. Listen to more on Volunteer Nation.

'Aber-clam Lincoln', a 214-year-old Clam Born Same Year as Abraham Lincoln, Found In Florida

James Call 
USA Today | March 3, 2023

Aber-clam Lincoln, a quahog clam believed to be 214 years old, was released into the Gulf of Mexico last week. Blaine, an AmeriCorps member, dug up the 2-century-old mollusk at Florida's Alligator Point, while collecting shellfish to make chowder. Read more on USAToday.

Volunteerism Falls But Stays Strong Amidst Height of Pandemic in CT, US

Connecticut by the Numbers | January 30, 2023

Connecticut's formal volunteers contributed 50.1 million hours of service through organizations according to Volunteering and Civic Life in America research conducted by AmeriCorps and US Census Bureau. Read more from Connecticut by the Numbers.

SD Among Top States for Volunteer Work

Mike Moen
Public News Service | January 30, 2023

South Dakota is among the top 10 states for formal volunteering according to AmeriCorps and the Census Bureau's Volunteering and Civic Life in America research. Read more from Public News Service.

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