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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

Rekindle the spirit of unity in honor of 9/11

Opinion by Mal Coles
The Hill | Sept. 11, 2021

To be sure, we will never forget the sacrifices made that day. But I also remember, clearly, how we as a nation came together afterward to help one another and rise from this tragedy. Read more in The Hill.

AmeriCorps partnering with CDC to recruit, train public health leaders

By Justine Coleman
The Hill | Sept. 8, 2021

Public Health AmeriCorps program was funded by $400 million in the American Rescue Plan and is expected to support up to 5,000 AmeriCorps positions over the next five years. Read more in The Hill.

State officials unveil the creation of the Colorado Climate Corps

Meghan Lopez
Denver 7 | Sept. 10, 2021

The first iteration Colorado Climate Corps program will consist of 240 AmeriCorps members who will be spread out in 55 counties across the state. Read more at Denver 7.

Generation Pandemic is interested in public health. We should take advantage.

Editorial Board
The Boston Globe | June 2, 2021

Massachusetts policymakers and health care professionals should work to cultivate that young talent now. Read more in The Boston Globe. 🔒

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