Civilian Climate Corps Programs Take Off in States Across The Country
The Washington Post | October 14, 2022
President Biden took office with plans to launch the first-ever Civilian Climate Corps, a federally funded initiative aimed at employing tens of thousands of young people to fight climate change. Across the country, states have launched similar programs to hire young people to tackle climate issues within their borders.
MassLive | November 3, 2022
AmeriCorps CEO Michael D. Smith and Representative Richard Neal (MA-01) met with AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Senior volunteers in Springfield, Mass. to discuss local community service. Read more on MassLive.
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Education Week | October 31, 2022
Intensive tutoring is considered one of the most effective ways to help students recover lost academic ground due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. In support of this, President Biden has pledged to leverage AmeriCorps to bring in an additional 250,000 new tutors and mentors to U.S. schools during the next three years. Read more on Education Week.
Federal News Network | October 26
The COVID-19 pandemic stretched the health care community to the limits, underscoring the need to further enhance public health resources across the country. AmeriCorps CEO Michael D. Smith joins Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss how Public Health AmeriCorps will support the recruitment, training and development of the next generation of public health leaders. Listen to more on the Federal News Network.
KCRG | October 20, 2022
People from eastern Iowa, including nine AmeriCorps members serving with the American Red Cross, are traveling to Fort Myers, Florida to help in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Read more on KCRG.