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Richmond teens learn about Rosie the Riveter through creation of documentary

Oakland Tribune

Many women entered the work force for the first time in the 1940s, filling factory jobs vacated by men fighting in World War II.

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Conversations with Gardner: Seeking internships

The Arbiter Online

Hanging in the Communication Building, a flyer for conservation internships directs students to graduate teaching assistant Wayne Rysavy.As an alumnus of the Student Conservation Association, he informs students of various opportunities available to them through internships.”I really...Read more

Volunteers clean up the Potomac River

WTOP

Text By Michelle Basch, WTOP Radio, Photo by SCALitterbugs leave local rivers loaded with garbage, but the situation is improving with today’s 21st annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup.More than 12,000 volunteers got down and dirty, helping with this year’s cleanup at more than 400...Read more

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.Marcus Hendricks, SCA Alum (left) and Dale...Read more

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

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 through February 2008,...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

Alternative Spring Break Kicks Off

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Photo by Michael Suttner

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Alternative Spring Break Kicks Off

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Photo by Michael Suttner

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