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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

Why Biden COVID relief plan will fuel public service in America

Mary Tobin and Rye Barcott
USA Today | Mar. 12, 2021

The growth of AmeriCorps, thanks to additional funding provided by the American Rescue Plan, paves the way for us to build back better, in both urban and rural communities across the country, laying the foundation for a culture of national service. Read more in USA Today.

National Trails Day offers hikers the chance to celebrate and help

Erin E. Williams
The Washington Post | May 19, 2022

There are a million miles of scenic, recreational and historic trails crisscrossing the United States. These pathways improve community health, and especially over the past couple of years, they’ve provided us with refuge and connection. In many ways, volunteers are crucial to this system of preserving our nation’s natural and cultural history, Read more from The Washington Post.

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