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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

Rep. Richard Neal, AmeriCorps CEO and Springfield native Michael D. Smith, Talk Service with Local Volunteers

Jimmy Kinney 
MassLive | November 3, 2022

AmeriCorps CEO Michael D. Smith and Representative Richard Neal (MA-01) met with AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Senior volunteers in Springfield, Mass. to discuss local community service. Read more on MassLive.

Are Students Using Intensive Tutoring? What National Data Show

Sarah D. Sparks 
Education Week | October 31, 2022

Intensive tutoring is considered one of the most effective ways to help students recover lost academic ground due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. In support of this, President Biden has pledged to leverage AmeriCorps to bring in an additional 250,000 new tutors and mentors to U.S. schools during the next three years. Read more on Education Week.

Another Federal Effort to Fill Another Important Workforce Need

Tom Temin 
Federal News Network | October 26

The COVID-19 pandemic stretched the health care community to the limits, underscoring the need to further enhance public health resources across the country. AmeriCorps CEO Michael D. Smith joins Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss how Public Health AmeriCorps will support the recruitment, training and development of the next generation of public health leaders. Listen to more on the Federal News Network.

Eastern Iowans Head to Florida to Assist with Hurricane Recovery

KCRG Staff
KCRG | October 20, 2022

People from eastern Iowa, including nine AmeriCorps members serving with the American Red Cross, are traveling to Fort Myers, Florida to help in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Read more on KCRG.

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