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Volunteers at SCA and American Express' 2015 Earth Day Service Event, Van Cortlandt Park, NY

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Upcoming Events:

Join SCA as we gather to ConSERVE DC this MLK Day by mobilizing the next generation of community stewards to help restore our public lands.

With the support of American Express and the National Park Foundation, we will be bringing together hundreds of volunteers for a massive cleanup of the Anacostia River. Join us to honor the legacy of Dr. King and connect the issues of social and environmental justice as we help to improve the health of DC’s urban waterfront. Register now!


News, Stories & Projects

On Monday, January 20th, Student Conservation Association (SCA), in sponsorship with American Express and Southwest Airlines, teamed up with National Park Service (NPS) to serve at Anacostia National Park. In honor of MLK Jr. Day, over 150 community volunteers came out to help remove litter from the park shoreline and lands. In total, volunteers cleared nearly 16 acres of park land, more than 1,100 feet of shoreline, and accumulated over 150 trash bags. 

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With support from American Express, SCA rallied a force of 150 volunteers at NYC and DC ConSERVE Events to commemorate the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance.

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With the support of Earth Day sponsors American Express and Southwest Airlines, SCA brought together over 2400 volunteers nationwide to celebrate the planet through service. At 14 SCA Earth Day events across 10 cities, thousands of volunteers joined forces to honor the 47th Annual Earth Day and make a hands-on contribution to their local parks.

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In New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, Pittsburgh, and Washington DC, more than 1200 SCA ConSERVE volunteers mobilized to recognize MLK Day and connect the ideals of social and environmental justice.

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This winter there are even more reasons to join SCA as we gather to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with service events in New York and Washington, DC. Thanks to our sponsors at American Express, volunteers can win American Express gift cards while giving back to public lands at either of our January ConSERVE events.

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