PRESS RELEASES

Four Member Organizations of The Corps Network Accredited by Corps Center of Excellence
January 12, 2017
Accreditation process promotes quality Corps programs that have the capacity to meet desired outcomes for participants as well as meet the project requirements of the community and resource management partners.   Washington, D.C. – Today, January 12, 2017, The Corps Network is pleased to...
The Partnership for the 21CSC Announces 21CSC Champions of the Year for 2017
January 12, 2017
Award recognizes leaders within agencies and organizations with which 21CSC organizations partner   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, January 12, 2017, The Partnership for the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) announced the 2017 winners of the 21CSC Champion of the Year Award. Recipients...
The Corps Network Responds to Nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) for U.S. Secretary of the Interior
December 16, 2016
On Thursday, December 15, 2016, President-Elect Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) to be the next Secretary of the Department of the Interior. Rep. Zinke, a former Navy SEAL officer, is a fifth-generation Montanan in his first term in the United States Congress....
The Corps Network Applauds Congressional Passage of National Park Service Centennial Act, Looks Forward to Legislation Being Signed into Law
December 13, 2016
Bill contains provisions that would allow Corps to engage more veterans and help Corps alumni translate service experience into careers with federal resource management agencies   WASHINGTON, DC (December 13, 2016) – The Corps Network applauds the United States Senate for approving the House-...
The Corps Network Announces 2017 Winners of Corpsmember of the Year, Project of the Year and Legacy Achievement Awards
December 13, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, December 13, 2016, The Corps Network announced the winners of the 2017 Corpsmember of the Year, Project of the Year, and Legacy Achievement Awards. Awardees will be recognized at The Corps Network 2017 National Conference, taking place February 12th – 15th in Washington, DC...
The Corps Network Applauds Recent Passage of the National Park Service Centennial Act in U.S. House of Representatives
December 6, 2016
Bill contains provisions that would amend Public Lands Corps Act to benefit Corps and Corpsmembers   WASHINGTON, DC - The Corps Network applauds passage of the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial Act (H.R. 4680) in the United States House of Representatives today. The bill, which now must...
Gulf Coast Corpmembers Awarded Scholarships to Participate in Waders in the Water Training
November 2, 2016
Members of the Conservation Corps of the Forgotten Coast install a living shoreline   WASHINGTON, DC (November 2, 2016) – The Corps Network has awarded a total of twenty Aquatic Restoration training scholarships to four member Conservation Corps of the Gulf Corps Alliance (GCA). The...
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...

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