Civilian Climate Corps Programs Take Off in States Across The Country
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.
Fox 4 | January 24, 2023
AmeriCorps members and volunteers have been instrumental in helping Southwest Florida rebuild Harlem Heights after Hurricane Ian. There’s still plenty of work to be done, but the community has come a long way from the initial days after the hurricane. Read more on Fox 4.
Wink News | January 23, 2023
AmeriCorps CEO Michael D. Smith met with AmeriCorps members and volunteers serving in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian as they continue aid with recovery efforts. Read more on Wink News.
KRTV | January 20, 2023
AmeriCorps NCCC team arrived in Great Falls, Montana, completing their IRS-certification to help community members with tax preparation. Find out more from KRTV News.
GW Today | January 20, 2023
Vice President Kamala Harris, US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, and AmeriCorps CEO joined 500-plus George Washington University's community volunteers, participating in the annual MLK Jr. Day of Service and Leadership. They joined AmeriCorps Jumpstart program who were creating math flashcards for schoolchildren in the D.C. area. Read more from GW Today.
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