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Volunteers clean up the Potomac River

WTOP

Text By Michelle Basch, WTOP Radio, Photo by SCA


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Subcommittee On National Parks, Forests And Public Lands Legislative Hearing On H.R. 1612

House Committee On Natural Resources

SCA President Dale Penny and SCA Alum Marcus Hendricks spoke at the hearing. Highlights include Marcus relating the story of recruiting his sister to volunteer with SCA, and choosing volunteering with SCA, instead of earning money to buy a new iPod.

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Old School Stimulus

The New Yorker

As a teen-ager, when I lived outside of Washington D.C., I went backpacking with friends along the Appalachian Trail, which runs from Maine to Georgia. Every ten miles or so the white blazes that mark the main trail would intersect with blue blazes leading off to roughly constructed but reliably...Read more

Student Conservation Association Teams Up With "Green is Universal" For National "Green Your School" Contest

Press Release

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. - (Business Wire) Today, the Student Conservation Association (SCA) announced the launch of a national “Green Your School” contest, funded by the NBC Universal Foundation in connection with NBC Universal’s Green initiative, “Green is Universal.” The contest urges students...Read more

Public Lands Service Bill To Promote Culture Of Public Service - H.R. 1612

Washington, DC - In order to help repair and restore our nation’s public lands while employing and training thousands of young Americans and promoting a culture of public service, U.S. Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Nick J. Rahall (D-WV) introduced the Public Lands Service Corps...Read more

Public Lands Service Bill To Promote Culture Of Public Service - H.R. 1612

Washington, DC - In order to help repair and restore our nation’s public lands while employing and training thousands of young Americans and promoting a culture of public service, U.S. Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Nick J. Rahall (D-WV) introduced the Public Lands Service Corps...Read more

Economy Down, Service Applications Up

New Hampshire Union Leader

Amid a weak job market, organizations that offer recent college graduates opportunities to perform volunteer service are seeing significant application increases.

Through February, the City Year service program had received nearly three times as many applications as it did...Read more

Richmond Teens Employed to Revive Rosie The Riveter Legacy

SCA Press Release

Student Conservation Association and National Park Service engage female youth crew to shoot video documentary spotlighting the role of U.S. women during World War II

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SCA Tapped for Leadership Role in U.S. Economic Recovery

Press Release

The Departments of Interior and Agriculture have called upon SCA to play a national leadership role in the government’s economic recovery program by engaging thousands of young adults in conservation service and green job training.

SCA commends Interior and Agriculture for...Read more

Alternative Spring Break Kicks Off

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Photo by Michael Suttner

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