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.
By Justine Coleman
The Hill | Sept. 8, 2021
Public Health AmeriCorps program was funded by $400 million in the American Rescue Plan and is expected to support up to 5,000 AmeriCorps positions over the next five years. Read more in The Hill.
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.