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California Climate Action Corps fellows after completing a community composting project last month.

Civilian Climate Corps Programs Take Off in States Across The Country

Maxine Joselow
The Washington Post | October 14, 2022 

President Biden took office with plans to launch the first-ever Civilian Climate Corps, a federally funded initiative aimed at employing tens of thousands of young people to fight climate change. Across the country, states have launched similar programs to hire young people to tackle climate issues within their borders.

Read more on The Washington Post

Vice President Kamala Harris and Other Cabinet Members Visit GW on MLK Jr. Day

Nick Erickson
GW Today | January 20, 2023

Vice President Kamala Harris, US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, and AmeriCorps CEO joined 500-plus George Washington University's community volunteers, participating in the annual MLK Jr. Day of Service and Leadership. They joined AmeriCorps Jumpstart program who were creating math flashcards for schoolchildren in the D.C. area. Read more from GW Today.

 

Rural Dynamics and Great Falls Library Team Up to Offer Free Tax Help

Colter Anstaett
KRTV | January 20, 2023

AmeriCorps NCCC team arrived in Great Falls, Montana, completing their IRS-certification to help community members with tax preparation. Find out more from KRTV News.

AmeriCorps Helping with Recovery in Fort Myers Beach

Michael Hudak, Matthew Seaver
WINK News | January 17, 2023

AmeriCorps members are supporting Fort Myers community members and survivors in Florida recover from Hurricane Ian. Find out more from WINK News.

City Year Volunteers Beautify Chicago School on MLK Day

Sarah Schulte
ABC 7 Chicago | January 16, 2023 

AmeriCorps members serving with City Year Chicago honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service for the 27th year. The members beautified a local school, including the teachers' lounge. Watch the news clip from ABC 7 Chicago.

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