The Corps Network Partners with The National Trust for Historic Preservation to Train Next Generation of Preservation Professionals
March 26, 2014
Through “HOPE Crews” (Hands On Preservation Experience Crews), young people in Service and Conservation Corps programs nationwide will work with The Trust for Historic Preservation and other partners, including the National Park Service, to help protect and save America’s historic places....
The Corps Network Joins the Nation's Leading National Service Organizations in Effort to Make a Year of Service Part of the American way of Life
March 25, 2014
18 Organizations Join ServiceNation in Historic Campaign to Inspire Young Americans to Serve Through Popular Culture [Washington, D.C.] – The Corps Network is one of eighteen of the country’s leading service organizations coming together tomorrow to announce their involvement in a campaign, led...
White House Honors Two Conservation Corps Participants as Conservation Leaders
March 17, 2014
Jon Brito of Kupu’s Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps (right) and Anthony “Chako” Ciocco of Southwest Conservation Corps were recently selected as White House “Champions of Change” for engaging the next generation of conservation leaders. The event will be live streamed on the White House website....
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...