Believing that diversity is a key source of strength, Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) established its first American Sign Language (ASL) Inclusion Teen Crew in 2013 to provide workplace education and
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  Green City Force is creating a new model for urban farming. Supported by The Corps Network’s Opportunity Youth Service Initiative (OYSI), Green City Force AmeriCorps members constructed four farms
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Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell (Center) with, from left to right, Corpsmembers from Arizona Conservation Corps, the Student Conservation Association, Earthcorps and Kupu The International Union for the Conservation
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Shay Wilson was a recent college graduate working seven days a week at a French restaurant in Louisiana. Her student loan payments were starting soon and she already struggled to
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During her five years with SEEDS, Leticia Rocha has gained skills in historic restoration, lead abatement, construction and trail-building. She has earned AmeriCorps Education Awards and several industry-recognized credentials. Leticia
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    Mandy Mathias had a scholarship to attend business school upon graduating from college. She had her future laid out before her, but she felt out of touch with
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  Kalef with former Mayor of Philadelphia Michael Nutter During his time with PowerCorpsPHL, Kalef Jones rose from general member, to Assistant Crew Leader, to Associate Crew Leader, to eventually
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Growing up in a city, Michael Hendricks never imagined himself pursuing a career outdoors; but that’s all changed. Michael was working through a temp service before he joined Greencorps Chicago
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*Dorell Boyd is being recognized as the first ever 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) Corpsmember of the Year. The 21CSC is a national initiative to increase the number of youth
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We were so impressed with all of the Corpsmember of the Year applications we received this year that we wanted to highlight everyone! We will announce the 5 winners in
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