American Express

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

American Express

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

Through the support of American Express, SCA brought together almost 400 volunteers this weekend to mark the 9/11 National Day of Service & Remembrance with #FindYourPark Day of Service Events in New York City and Washington, DC.

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“If it was based solely on statistics, I shouldn’t be standing here. I shouldn’t be here talking to you about our National Parks because I am not your typical national park visitor. The typical visitor is over the age of 50 and white. As you can see…that’s not me.I am 22, African-American, the daughter of two Nigerian-born and raised parents - Making me 1st generation American. No, I am not the typical National Park visitor.”

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by Kyle Yarusso

What do you do for a good friend for their birthday? Throw them a party, of course!

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This Saturday SCA teamed up with American Express to celebrate Earth Day by bringing more than 350 volunteers to Fort Totten Park in Washington, DC. This event followed another successful partnership event with American Express in New York City last weekend, and concluded a month of SCA Earth Day celebrations in 16 cities nationwide.

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This past Saturday SCA joined forces with American Express to celebrate Earth Day by bringing more than 400 volunteers to Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. This day of service marked the first of 18 national events SCA and American Express will host over the next 18 months in celebration of the National Park Service Centennial.

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