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
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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....
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...