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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

Binge Watch 9 TED Talks About Civic Engagement

Diane Quest
Thrive Global | October 19, 2022

Diane Quest, Chief External Affairs Officer at Points of Light, highlights some of their favorite TED Talks about civic engagement. The speakers in each of these talks brings their own unique perspective to demonstrate a different facet of each Points of Light’s Civic Circle element. Read more on Thrive Global.

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.

 

Building Skills and Happiness as a Volunteer

Mary Ann Sternberg
Next Avenue | October 13, 2022

After reading "Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age," by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Mary was inspired to volunteer in a Habitat for Humanity project which led to new skills and camaraderie. Read more on Next Avenue.

Surveys Show Adults are Involved in Children’s Education More Than Ever

Liz Gold 
ABC 15 | September 28, 2022

Annual surveys and interest in school volunteer programs show that parents and guardians are more involved in children’s education. Katherine Higgins, better known as “Granny K,” is back inside a Michigan second-grade classroom for another year of volunteering. Read more on ABC 15.

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