PRESS RELEASES

The Corps Network Applauds the Release of the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal
March 4, 2014
California Conservation Corps Corpsmembers work in Kings Canyon National Park.   WASHINGTON — On behalf of the nation’s 100+ Service and Conservation Corps, The Corps Network applauds the release of the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget proposal. In particular, we commend the...
Pilot Projects Sought for New Aquatic Restoration Training and Partnership
February 7, 2014
KUPU / Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps staff and Corpsmembers work on an aquatic restoration project. For Immediate Release                             ...
Service and Conservation Corps Will Soon Add “Waders in the Water”
January 22, 2014
The Corps Network is working with Trout Headwaters, Inc. on a new training program to put “Waders in the Water.”  THI president Michael Sprague (pictured) says his company is looking forward to readying America’s youth and veterans for work along our waterways.  WASHINGTON, D.C. —...
The Corps Network Praises American Eagle Outfitters for Million Dollar Commitment to Support 21st Century Conservation Service Corps
January 8, 2014
Secretary Sally Jewell and American Eagle Outfitters Vice President Helga Ying (left of Jewell),  joined with Corpsmembers for a photo underneath one of FDR's famous quotes at his Memorial. WASHINGTON-- This morning at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, D.C., American...
48 Members of The Corps Network Among First Group of Officially Recognized 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Programs
November 8, 2013
  WASHINGTON – Last week 48 Members of The Corps Network were notified that they were among the first to be formally recognized as 21st Century Conservation Service Corps programs by the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps National Council, which is constituted by high-level officials...
Former Deputy Director of National Park Service Joins The Corps Network’s Board of Directors
October 30, 2013
WASHINGTON – Mickey Fearn, who for the last six years has served as the National Park Service’s Deputy Director for Communications and Community Assistance, has joined The Corps Network’s Board of Directors. He is currently a Professor of Practice in North Carolina State University’s School of...
Former Corpsmember of the Year to Appear on Nationally Broadcast PBS Television Special for American Graduate Day
October 25, 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...
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...

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