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Amid Massive Teen Unemployment, Outdoor Youth Employers Find Success

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Teenager Xander Hill was bummed about his summer. This spring, it looked like he’d miss out on his favorite job: being a lifeguard at Shaler’s Crawford Swimming Pool.

Then, last month during a family dinner, his mom exclaimed from across the table, “Hey, the pool is going to open!”

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SCA Update, June 4, 2020

With June’s arrival, SCA welcomes our 63rd summer of service. This one, of course, is unlike any other.
 
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Statement by SCA CEO & President Stephanie Meeks on National Outrage and Unrest

“The rage in our communities and the grief in our hearts is tragically all too familiar. We have repeatedly witnessed the inhumane mistreatment of African Americans in this country.

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Update: SCA Conservation Service During the Covid-19 Pandemic

At SCA, the health and well-being of our service members is always our highest priority. During the coronavirus outbreak, we are adhering to CDC, local government, and partner site guidance as they pertain to teleworking, social distancing, and more.

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SCA Appoints Stephanie Meeks President & CEO

(ARLINGTON, VA) April 21, 2020 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, today named Stephanie Meeks as its president and chief executive officer.

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Our Pledge to You

The coronavirus outbreak has brought hardship and heartbreak to many, and we hope you have been spared the worst.

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A Message from the Student Conservation Association

SCA hopes you are in good health and spirit. The Covid-19 pandemic has, for the time being, redefined everyday life.

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SCA Statement on the Covid-19 Outbreak

SCA is grateful to the many who have reached out with expressions of encouragement, favor, and concern. Ours is a generous and caring community.

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SCA's Covid-19 Response

SCA’s uppermost priority is the health and well-being of our staff and members. We are continuing to monitor and respond to the ongoing Covid-19 situation by reviewing CDC and WHO guidelines daily, as well as public health recommendations at relevant local levels. 

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Two SCA Alumni Recognized for Conservation Efforts at The Corps Network’s National Conference

This year’s The Corps Network conference recognized two SCA alumni that have made significant contributions to the conservation community and have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills.

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