PRESS RELEASES

Former Corpsmember of the Year to Appear on Nationally Broadcast PBS Television Special for American Graduate Day
September 26, 2013
  Germain Castellanos of Youth Conservation Corps – Corpsmember of the Year 2005 – will appear alongside fellow AmeriCorps alum Jamiel Alexander of the National Council of Young Leaders on public television to recognize American Graduate Day. WASHINGTON – As part of American Graduate Day...
Sequestration Will Cut Job Training Slots for Youth in America’s Service and Conservation Corps by 25%
September 26, 2013
A new study conducted by The Corps Network, the national association of America’s Service and Conservation Corps, indicates that sequestration will have a severe impact upon its members and reduce the amount of young people to whom they can offer job training, educational development, and...
The Corps Network Releases New Book, Join the Crew: Inspirational Stories of Young Adults in America’s Service and Conservation Corps
August 30, 2013
Book features over 60 stories about current and former Corpsmembers from over 25 states. WASHINGTON – Everyone who has ever participated in one of America’s Service and Conservation Corps has a story to tell. Each year, over 27,000 teens and young adults across the country join Corps as a way to...
Youth Corps Act Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives
August 5, 2013
For Immediate Release         August 5, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. —  On Friday, the Youth Corps Act of 2013, H.R. 3061, was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL). Cosponsors of the legislation include...
The Corps Network Praises White House for Nominating Michael Connor as Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior
August 1, 2013
Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael Connor with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell. Credit: BOR For Immediate Release                                                ...
38 Youth Corps Programs Now Provisionally Accredited by Corps Center of Excellence
July 18, 2013
For Immediate Release                                                                              ...
The Corps Network Praises President Obama's Creation of New Interagency National Service Taskforce
July 16, 2013
Image via www.whitehouse.gov On Monday, as part of an event honoring former President George H. W. Bush and the recipients of the 5000th Points of Light Award, President Barack Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum establishing a National Service Task Force charged with expanding...
The Corps Network and The Corporation for National and Community Service Launching New Opportunity Youth Service Initiative
June 20, 2013
The Corps Network has been awarded a grant by the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) to launch a new Opportunity Youth Service Initiative (OYSI) that will support low-income and disadvantaged youth as members of America's Service and Conservation Corps. As part of the...
The Corps Network and Earth Conservation Corps to Participate in Great Outdoors America Week Event on the National Mall
June 20, 2013
Kids, Youth and Great Outdoors Festival and Walk on the National Mall to Feature Appearance by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, officials from Outdoors Alliance for Kids Washington, D.C. -  On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, The Corps Network and Earth Conservation Corps will...
Civilian Conservation Corps and Modern Youth Corps Honored by Congressional Resolution
June 6, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Yesterday Representative Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives honoring the popular Great Depression-era jobs initiative known as the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and its alumni on the 80th anniversary of its creation....

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