PRESS RELEASES

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...
The Corps Network Applauds Progress on National Park Service Centennial Act in U.S. House of Representatives
March 25, 2016
Legislation would ammend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993, expand opportunities for Corps   WASHINGTON, DC – The Corps Network applauds last week’s progress in the United States House of Representatives on the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial Act (H.R. 4680). The legislation passed...
The Corps Network participates in White House event launching Obama Administration’s Summer Opportunity Project
February 29, 2016
Mary Ellen Sprenkel, CEO of The Corps Network, joined Corporation for National and Community Service panel on summer service and CNCS’ new Summer Opportunity AmeriCorps program   WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday at the White House, CEO of The Corps Network Mary Ellen Sprenkel joined the Corporation for...
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Votes to Allocate $8 Million to Development of Gulf Coast Conservation Corps Program
December 10, 2015
BILOXI, MS (December 9, 2015) – During a meeting yesterday morning hosted by Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration (RESTORE) Council voted to allocate $8 million to the development and implementation of a Gulf Coast Conservation Corps (GCCC) Program over the next...
The Corps Network Announces 2016 Winners of Corpsmember of the Year, Project of the Year, and Legacy Achievement Awards
December 7, 2015
  WASHINGTON, DC (December 7, 2015)— The Corps Network has announced the winners of the 2016 Corpsmember of the Year Award, Project of the Year Award, and Legacy Achievement Award. The Corps Network presents these three awards on an annual basis to select individuals and organizations from...

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