PRESS RELEASES

The Corps Network and The Corporation for National and Community Service Launching New Opportunity Youth Service Initiative
June 20, 2013
The Corps Network has been awarded a grant by the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) to launch a new Opportunity Youth Service Initiative (OYSI) that will support low-income and disadvantaged youth as members of America's Service and Conservation Corps. As part of the...
The Corps Network and Earth Conservation Corps to Participate in Great Outdoors America Week Event on the National Mall
June 20, 2013
Kids, Youth and Great Outdoors Festival and Walk on the National Mall to Feature Appearance by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, officials from Outdoors Alliance for Kids Washington, D.C. -  On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, The Corps Network and Earth Conservation Corps will...
Civilian Conservation Corps and Modern Youth Corps Honored by Congressional Resolution
June 6, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Yesterday Representative Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives honoring the popular Great Depression-era jobs initiative known as the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and its alumni on the 80th anniversary of its creation....
9 Programs Gain Provisional Accreditation by Corps Center of Excellence
May 23, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Nine Service and Conservation Corps programs from across the nation gained provisional accreditation from the Corps Center of Excellence this week, an independent program of The Corps Network that is governed by an independent Advisory Committee made up of retired / former...
Study Finds that Service in Conservation Corps Programs has Numerous Benefits for Participants, Increases Conservation Stewardship
April 16, 2013
Photo Credit: Southwest Conservation Corps WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to a study commissioned by member organizations of the Public Lands Service Coalition (PLSC) and conducted by researchers at Texas A&M University and Brigham Young University, participation in Youth Service and...
Over 40 Youth Conservation and Service Corps to Participate in Nationwide Celebration of Earth Day, Environmental Stewardship, and AmeriCorps
April 12, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Over the coming week, over 40 Youth Conservation and Service Corps will host Earth Day events in partnership with AmeriCorps. These events, in conjunction with other Earth Day events implemented nationwide by other AmeriCorps programs, will highlight the importance of...
26 Youth Corps Programs First to be Provisionally Accredited by Corps Center of Excellence
March 20, 2013
For Immediate Release                                                                              ...
The Corps Network Recognizes Secretary Tom Vilsack as a Champion of Youth Service and Conservation Corps
March 4, 2013
Harris Sherman (right), Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, U.S. Department of Agriculture, accepts the 2013 Federal Champion Award on behalf of Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Pictured with Joel Holtrop, Chair of The Corps Network Board of Directors....
The Corps Network Honors U.S. Representative Nick Rahall for his support of Youth Service and Conservation Corps in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
March 4, 2013
  Diana Luensmann (center), Communications Director for Rep. Nick Rahall, accepts the 2013 Congressional Champion Award on Congressman Rahall's behalf. Pictured with Mary Ellen Ardouny (far left), President and CEO of The Corps Network; Joel Holtrop, Chair of The Corps Network Board of...
The Corps Network Honors U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer for her support of Youth Service and Conservation Corps in the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
March 4, 2013
Sen. Barbara Boxer accepts The Corps Network 2013 Congressional Champion Award. Pictured with staff of Civicorps (Oakland, CA) and Brandon Penny, a 2013 Corpsmember of the Year from Civicorps (third from right) For Immediate Release                  ...

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