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My Turn: Alaska’s National Parks Need Infrastructure Support

Juneau Empire
In 2016, the National Park Service celebrated its centennial anniversary. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of Denali National Park, one of the many crown jewels in Alaska’s collection of our national parks. These parks represent the very best and most treasured public lands in our country....Read more

In the Nation’s Capital, Youth Heed King’s Call to Serve

Youth Today
“Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve,” Martin Luther King Jr. famously said. “You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”
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Groups See Boost in Community Service for MLK Day

The Washington Post
Some community organizations, churches and schools hosting service projects throughout the nation this weekend in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day say they are experiencing an increase in participation.
 
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SCA, Penn DCNR to Expand Summer Work Program for Youth

The Wilkes Barre Times Leader
The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has joined with the Department of Labor and Industry to expand a youth program in state parks and forests throughout the state, including the Wilkes-Barre area.
 
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Former SCA Crew Leader Named Cleveland Sustainability Chief

Cleveland City Hall
Mayor Frank G. Jackson has sworn in Matt Gray as Chief of Sustainability at Cleveland City Hall. The swearing-in ceremony was held in the Mayor’s Red Room among co-workers, family members and friends.
 
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Donate Southwest Points to SCA

RewardExpert.com
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) strives to inspire youth to engage with nature and to become lifelong stewards of the environment through hands-on service opportunities.
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NY Gov. Cuomo Announces First Graduating Class of Excelsior Conservation Corps

NY Governor's Office
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the graduation of the inaugural class of New York’s Excelsior Conservation Corps and the beginning of enrollment for a second class.
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Chi-Cal Rivers Fund Announces $1.3 Million in Grants, Including $270K for SCA

Sys-Con.com

Today Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners announced seven projects selected to receive $1.3 million in grant funding that will improve and enhance waterways in the...Read more

Interior Secretary Jewell Announces Grants to Put Young People to Work on Public Lands

US Department of the Interior
Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced more than $350,000 in funding to engage youth and veterans in hands-on conservation projects on public lands from Big Bend National Park in Texas to North Cascades National Park in Washington State.
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Memorial Art Exhibit Honors Late SCA Alumnus

The Vermont Standard

This winter, the AVA Gallery and Art Center will feature the remarkable artwork of Lawrence J. Nowlan Jr. who died unexpectedly three years ago leaving not only his young family of three behind but pieces of artwork that earned him national and international fame.

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