AmeriCorps NCCC Deploys 56 Teams Across Nation
AmeriCorps NCCC teams serving across 25 states, Guam and Puerto Rico deploy to address a wide scope of community and conservation needs
WASHINGTON, DC— AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, announces the deployment of 56 AmeriCorps NCCC teams to 25 states, Guam and Puerto Rico. The deployments began in mid-October, with several slated to run through mid-December, to address the impacts of climate change, and support families through food security programs and other community needs.
When America calls, AmeriCorps answers.
In the Pacific Region, 23 AmeriCorps NCCC teams deployed to Alaska, California, Washington, DC, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Puerto Rico and Utah. Teams are addressing community needs, fire prevention, serving low-income households, conservation and sustainability projects, habitat restoration, food security, disaster prevention, recovery, response and preparedness and more.
From the Southern Region, 19 AmeriCorps NCCC teams deployed to Colorado, Washington, DC, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Their projects include rebuilding homes, land restoration and conservation, food security, supporting underserved communities, fire management, disaster prevention, recovery and response and more.
From the Southwest Region, 14 AmeriCorps NCCC teams deployed to Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. Their projects include constructing affordable housing, revitalizing neighborhoods, environmental stewardship and increasing food security.
AmeriCorps NCCC Teams are now serving with:
- N-Sid-Sen Camp and Retreat Center – Harrison, Idaho
- Bureau of Land Management – Sacramento, Calif.
- Habitat for Humanity - Kauai – Eleele, Hawaii
- Komemma Cultural Protection Association – Yoncalla, Ore.
- Transition Habitat Conservancy – Pinon Hills, Calif.
- Community Rebuilds – Moab, Utah
- The Salvation Army - California South Division – Long Beach, Calif.
- City of Fairbanks – Fairbanks, Alaska
- Camp Stevens – Julian, Calif.
- Camp Fire Columbia – Portland, Ore.
- John Still K-8 – Sacramento, Calif.
- Greenbelt Land Trust Inc – Corvallis, Ore.
- Stockton Food Bank – Stockton, Calif.
- Sierra Resource Conservation District (SRCD) – Auberry, Calif.
- Helena Area Habitat for Humanity – East Helena, Mont.
- The Salvation Army Midland Division – Saint Louis, Mo.
- Rock Springs Ranch – Junction City, Kan.
- The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri – Columbia, Mo.
- Kansas City Community Land Trust – Kansas City, Mo.
- Rosedale Development Association – Kansas City, Kan.
- The Action Center – Lakewood, Colo.
- Arkansas State Parks - Historic Washington State Park – Washington, Ark.
- El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank – El Paso, Texas
- Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas – Little Rock, Ark.
- Missouri Department of Natural Resources-Lake Wappapello State Park – Williamsville, Mo.
- Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland – Garland, Texas
- Up With Trees – Tulsa, Okla.
- Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley – Longmont, Colo.
- The Restoration Team – Houston, Texas
- Sea Island Habitat for Humanity – Hollywood, S.C.
- Habitat for Humanity Peninsula & Greater Williamsburg – Hampton, Va.
- Break a Difference – Baltimore, Md.
- USDA Forest Service - Kisatchie National Forest – Winnfield, La.
- USDA Forest Service - Cherokee National Forest – Cleveland, Tenn.
- USDA Forest Service - George Washington & Jefferson National Forest – Natural Bridge Station, Va.
- Cajun Navy Foundation Cajun Navy Ground Force – Madison, Fla.
- Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont – Townsend, Tenn.
- National Park Service - Mammoth Cave National Park – Mammoth Cave, Ky.
- Caras of the Americas – Catano, Puerto Rico
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - Headquarters – Washington, DC
- FEMA - Region 2 Regional Office - New York, NY – East Windsor, N.J.
- FEMA - Region 2 Regional Office - New York, NY – Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - Region 9 – Barrigada, Guam
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - Region 4 – Gainesville, Fla.
- FEMA - Region 2 Regional Office - New York, NY – New York, N.Y.
- FEMA - Region IV - Atlanta – Madison, Miss.
- FEMA - Region 8 Field Office – Lakewood, Colo.
- FEMA – Headquarters - FEMA Office – Winchester, Va.
- FEMA - Region IV – Atlanta, Ga.
Read the full AmeriCorps NCCC Deployment reports.
In August, AmeriCorps also deployed disaster response teams to communities impacted by disasters in Florida and Hawaii. Thirty-seven AmeriCorps members and several members of staff helped provide relief to communities suffering from the Maui wildfires and the impact of Hurricane Idalia. One AmeriCorps NCCC team continues to serve in Hawaii.
“When disaster strikes, AmeriCorps responds. Recently, Hawaii and Florida have been struck with devastating disasters and AmeriCorps quickly deployed members and staff to assist in the long road to recovery,” said Michael D. Smith, CEO, AmeriCorps. “We remain dedicated to providing support and relief to communities with the most need, and right now those impacted by Hurricane Idalia and the Hawaii wildfires have an immense need. We are on the ground, doing everything we can to support these communities and will be there for as long as we’re needed.”
Since 2000, AmeriCorps NCCC teams have assisted more than 20 million people in disaster areas, recruited or coordinated nearly 1 million volunteers, assisted more than 33,000 veterans, served more than 6 million meals, protected more than 1.6 million acres of land through firefighting and fire management and so much more. Learn more at AmeriCorps.gov.