Civilian Climate Corps Programs Take Off in States Across The Country
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.
Opinion by John M. Bridgeland and Mary Ellen Sprenkel
The Hill | Oct. 13, 2021
And the Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps) has decades of experience in running national service programs. Read more in The Hill.
By Gaby Galvin
Morning Consult | Oct. 8, 2021
About 5,000 people will support coronavirus recovery in state and local public health departments, filling a need “more urgent than ever,” Karen Dahl says. Read more in Morning Consult.
By Talal Ansari
Wall Street Journal | Oct. 8, 2021
Public Health AmeriCorps, launched Wednesday, comes as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to strain public-health and healthcare systems and workers across the U.S. amid a fresh wave of infections. Read more in the Wall Street Journal. 🔒
Opinion by Elizabeth Young McNally
The Hill | Oct. 2, 2021
...young Americans work closely with teammates with meaningfully different lived experiences, serve in locations different from where they came, do work that is larger than self, and accomplish difficult feats. Read more in The Hill.