Proposed Cuts Leave Adirondack AmeriCorps Future Uncertain

Adirondack Daily Enterprise
The Corporation for National and Community Service is mentioned only once in President Donald Trump’s 62-page budget proposal. On page 11 of the 62-page “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” CNCS is one of 19 independent agencies proposed to be eliminated.
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SCA Conservation Corps Provides Jobs, Helps Environment in Mobile

A program is underway in Mobile that provides jobs and career experience for urban men and women 18 to 25, while at the same time helping the environment.
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SCA, Pisces Foundation Team to Add Citizen-Science to Chicago, San Mateo Crews

(Arlington, VA) March 23, 2017 —- The Pisces Foundation, which seeks ways to accelerate to a world where people and nature thrive together, has awarded the Student Conservation Association (SCA) a grant of $166,000 to develop and pilot citizen-science modules within its urban conservation
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SCA's NPS Academy Inspires New Generation of Park Rangers

College students with a desire to be National Park rangers learn about the job at Teton National Park.
The National Park Service Academy is a week long course designed to showcase what a park ranger really does.
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SCA CEO Jaime Matyas on Confirmation of Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary

WASHINGTON, DC – Statement by Jaime Berman Matyas, president and CEO of the Student Conservation Association, following the US Senate’s confirmation of Rep. Ryan Zinke as the Secretary of the Interior.
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SCA, S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation Team Up to Advance Nature-Based Youth Development

(Arlington, VA) —- Young conservation volunteers have long helped shape America’s public lands.
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Urban Parks Transcend National Politics

National League of Cities
by Jamie B. Matyas, President/CEO, Student Conservation Assoociation
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My Turn: Alaska’s National Parks Need Infrastructure Support

Juneau Empire
by Jeff Samuels, SCA Alaska Partnership Director
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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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