The Corps Network Celebrates One-Millionth AmeriCorps Member this Week as New Program Year Begins for The Corps Network’s AmeriCorps Education Awards Program and Opportunity Youth Service Initiative
October 7, 2016
AmeriCorps Members inducted this week, including those in The Corps Network's Education Awards Program (EAP) and Opportunity Youth Service Initiative (OYSI), are part of the cohort that includes the one-millionth AmeriCorps member WASHINGTON, DC (October 7, 2016) – The Corps Network is...
The Corps Network Recognizes New Membership Category for Individual Placement Corps Programs
September 22, 2016
In recognition of growing number of Corps Individual Placement programs, a new category of full membership will be open to programs that, while placing Corpsmembers or interns in individual service positions, maintain a strong “esprit de corps” through team-based trainings and activities. ...
The Corps Network Releases Briefing Book to raise awareness about Service and Conservation Corps with 2016 Presidential Campaigns
August 23, 2016
Strengthening America Together: Service & Conservation Corps outlines how Corps address some of America’s most pressing challenges, as well as steps the next administration can take to expand and strengthen Corps. WASHINGTON, DC (August 23, 2016) – The Corps Network, the National...
AmeriCorps Crews from Two Member Organizations of The Corps Network to Restore Iconic Trails in Mt. Rainier and Olympic National Parks
August 11, 2016
As announced on Wednesday, July 20th, Corpsmembers from Northwest Youth Corps and Washington Conservation Corps to comprise new “Wonderland Trail Conservation Corps” and “Olympic Conservation Corps” programs Washington, DC (August 1, 2016) – AmeriCorps members from Northwest Youth Corps (...
The Corps Network Pledges to Help Get “Every Kid in a Park”
July 11, 2016
Every Kid in a Park campaign designed to inspire the next generation of cultural and environmental stewards; expand access to National Parks and other Federal Sites WASHINGTON, DC - The Corps Network, the National Association of Service and Conservation Corps, is proud to announce our pledge to...
The Corps Network Awarded AmeriCorps National Direct Grants to Continue Opportunity Youth Service Initiative and Education Awards Program
June 30, 2016
Funding will support over 3,400 AmeriCorps Members at Forty Member Corps of The Corps Network. WASHINGTON, DC – The Corps Network, the National Association of Service and Conservation Corps, is the recipient of two AmeriCorps National Direct Grants from the Corporation for National and...
The Corps Network Applauds House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands for Holding Hearing on 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) Act and Public Lands Service Corps (PLSC) Act
June 24, 2016
Testimony and comments provided by Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), Ranking Member Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) as well as Mary Ellen Sprenkel, CEO of The Corps Network and Kevin Heiner, Four Corners Regional Director for Southwest Conservation Corps. WASHINGTON, DC (June 24, 2016...
President Obama Releases Proclamation in Celebration of Great Outdoors Month and the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps
June 1, 2016
President Obama Proclaims June 2016 “Great Outdoors Month” WASHINGTON, DC – The Corps Network supports President Barack Obama's issuance of a presidential proclamation officially marking June 2016 as Great Outdoors Month. Great Outdoors Month features a range of events and activities...
The Corps Network Applauds Introduction of 21CSC Act (H.R.5114) in the United States House of Representatives
April 29, 2016
Legislation will help advance the 21CSC’s goal of engaging 100,000 youth and veterans in protecting, restoring and enhancing America’s public lands and waters. See press release from Representative McSally (R-AZ) See press release from Representative Moulton (D-MA) See Bipartisan...
The Corps Network Thanks REI Foundation for $1 million investment in 21st Century Conservation Service Corps
April 26, 2016
Montana Conservation Corps In celebration of National Park Service Centennial, funding will support projects at 19 national parks. Investment matches largest ever donation to 21CSC. WASHINGTON, DC – The Corps Network applauds the REI Foundation’s historic $1 million investment in the...