CDC rolls out plan to boost public health workforce
Sarah Owermohle and Krista Mahr
Politico | April 6, 2022
CDC Director, Rochelle Walensky, announced a tranche of grants aimed at building up the U.S. public health workforce through an initiative called Public Health AmeriCorps. The partnership between the CDC and AmeriCorps will fund up to 5,000 positions over the next five years, bolstering an under-resourced workforce.
Denver 7 | Sept. 10, 2021
The first iteration Colorado Climate Corps program will consist of 240 AmeriCorps members who will be spread out in 55 counties across the state. Read more at Denver 7.
The Boston Globe | June 2, 2021
Massachusetts policymakers and health care professionals should work to cultivate that young talent now. Read more in The Boston Globe. 🔒
Mary Tobin and Rye Barcott
USA Today | Mar. 12, 2021
The growth of AmeriCorps, thanks to additional funding provided by the American Rescue Plan, paves the way for us to build back better, in both urban and rural communities across the country, laying the foundation for a culture of national service. Read more in USA Today.
Erin E. Williams
The Washington Post | May 19, 2022
There are a million miles of scenic, recreational and historic trails crisscrossing the United States. These pathways improve community health, and especially over the past couple of years, they’ve provided us with refuge and connection. In many ways, volunteers are crucial to this system of preserving our nation’s natural and cultural history, Read more from The Washington Post.