PRESS RELEASES

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....
9 Programs Gain Provisional Accreditation by Corps Center of Excellence
May 23, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Nine Service and Conservation Corps programs from across the nation gained provisional accreditation from the Corps Center of Excellence this week, an independent program of The Corps Network that is governed by an independent Advisory Committee made up of retired / former...
Study Finds that Service in Conservation Corps Programs has Numerous Benefits for Participants, Increases Conservation Stewardship
April 16, 2013
Photo Credit: Southwest Conservation Corps WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to a study commissioned by member organizations of the Public Lands Service Coalition (PLSC) and conducted by researchers at Texas A&M University and Brigham Young University, participation in Youth Service and...
Over 40 Youth Conservation and Service Corps to Participate in Nationwide Celebration of Earth Day, Environmental Stewardship, and AmeriCorps
April 12, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Over the coming week, over 40 Youth Conservation and Service Corps will host Earth Day events in partnership with AmeriCorps. These events, in conjunction with other Earth Day events implemented nationwide by other AmeriCorps programs, will highlight the importance of...
26 Youth Corps Programs First to be Provisionally Accredited by Corps Center of Excellence
March 20, 2013
For Immediate Release                                                                              ...
The Corps Network Recognizes Secretary Tom Vilsack as a Champion of Youth Service and Conservation Corps
March 4, 2013
Harris Sherman (right), Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, U.S. Department of Agriculture, accepts the 2013 Federal Champion Award on behalf of Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Pictured with Joel Holtrop, Chair of The Corps Network Board of Directors....
The Corps Network Honors U.S. Representative Nick Rahall for his support of Youth Service and Conservation Corps in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
March 4, 2013
  Diana Luensmann (center), Communications Director for Rep. Nick Rahall, accepts the 2013 Congressional Champion Award on Congressman Rahall's behalf. Pictured with Mary Ellen Ardouny (far left), President and CEO of The Corps Network; Joel Holtrop, Chair of The Corps Network Board of...
The Corps Network Honors U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer for her support of Youth Service and Conservation Corps in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
March 4, 2013
Sen. Barbara Boxer accepts The Corps Network 2013 Congressional Champion Award. Pictured with staff of Civicorps (Oakland, CA) and Brandon Penny, a 2013 Corpsmember of the Year from Civicorps (third from right) For Immediate Release                  ...
The Corps Network Recognizes Secretary Ken Salazar as a Champion of Youth Service and Conservation Corps
February 25, 2013
  The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, accepts The Corps Network's 2013 Federal Champion Award. (Pictured, left to right: Joel Holtrop, Chair of the Board of Directors, The Corps Network; Secretary Ken Salazar; Mary Ellen Ardouny, President & CEO of...
The Corps Network Honors U.S. Senator Christopher Coons for his support of the Public Lands Service Corps Act
February 25, 2013
  Lisa Hummon, from the office of U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware, accepts the 2013 Conressional Champion award on the Senator's behalf. (Pictured left to right: Joel Holtrop, Chair of the Board of Directors, The Corps Network; Lisa Hummon, Office of U.S. Senator Christopher Coons...

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