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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

American Volunteering Trends

ABC 7 | January 26, 2023

New data analysis shows Americans continued to volunteer and take action in their communities despite being in the middle of a global pandemic. Watch more on ABC 7.

AmeriCorps Discusses Report on Volunteering Trends in the U.S.

CBS 58 | January 25, 2023

AmeriCorps released its Civic Engagement and Volunteering Survey which details volunteering trends throughout the nation. The goal is to showcase and understand how people can make a difference in their communities. AmeriCorps CEO Michael D. Smith discusses the report, as well as an overall look at volunteering trends. Watch more on CBS 58. 

AmeriCorps Finds Americans Continue to Help Their Neighbors Despite Dip in Formal Volunteering

Fox 7 | January 25, 2023

For the first time since they started collecting data, AmeriCorps found fewer Americans are volunteering with a nonprofit on a regular basis, but the number of Americans helping their neighbors through informal volunteering is steady and strong. Watch more on Fox 7.

AmeriCorps Continues Rebuilding Efforts in Harlem Heights

Alexandra Rangel 
Fox 4 | January 24, 2023

AmeriCorps members and volunteers have been instrumental in helping Southwest Florida rebuild Harlem Heights after Hurricane Ian. There’s still plenty of work to be done, but the community has come a long way from the initial days after the hurricane. Read more on Fox 4.

 

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