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SCA Volunteers cleaning up green space for Earth Day in New York City

SCA Earth Day service events to activate over 2,000 volunteers

(WASHINGTON D.C.) April 9, 2015 — Two-thousandvolunteers in 16 cities will make for one very big Earth Day.  The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced itsslate of Earth Day service...Read more

SCA on BronxNetTV for Earth Day NYC

SCA Marketing & Outreach Coordinator Ann Pedtke and SCA ConSERVE volunteer Jane Chan appeared on BronxNet TV program  “OPEN with Javier Gomez” this week to preview SCA’s upcoming Earth Day service event in New York City this Saturday, April 18th. For more event details and registration...Read more

SCA Volunteers cleaning up green spaces in New York City

SCA and American Express Mobilize Earth Day Volunteers

(WASHINGTON D.C.) April 15, 2015 — Two major forces in service, stewardship and sustainability are coming together for the first time to renew public lands and community bonds for Earth Day.

The Student Conservation Association and American Express will bring...Read more

White House Blog: Engaging the Next Generation

White House Blog

Keeping Up with the Cabinet: Interior Secretary Sally Jewell writing on the White House Blog.

The creative energy of youth, the serenity of nature, and the lessons of history are a winning combination for me. All three were present in this video from the Martin Luther King, Jr....Read more

SCA Community crew members working mulch on Earth Day 2013

In Chicago, parks are on the upswing

Grist

Little Village, streets tightly clenched with two-flats and bodegas, is one of Chicago’s most densely populated neighborhoods. Residents call it the “Mexico of the Midwest,” as it serves as an entry port for Mexican immigrants. While there are large parks on the fringes of Little Village,...Read more

SCA Detroit Program Manager Alycia Chuney

Willing to forgo status quo and pursue passion

Crain's Business Detroit

As a new generation coming of age, millennials are considered more global, more tolerant, more diverse, more educated and more connected than any generation before them. They are defined by their willingness to forgo the status quo and pursue their passions — like working for the Student...Read more

Washington, DC signing ceremony with USFS Chief Tom Tidwell, SCA President and CEO Jaime Berman Matyas

SCA, US Forest Service Sign 5-Year Agreement

Student Conservation Association, US Forest Service Sign Five-Year Master Participating Agreement

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, has renewed its decades-long partnership with the US Forest Service...Read more

Students gather in the Smoky Mountains National Park for SCA's NPS Academy

College students explore career paths in national parks

Knoxville News Sentinel

GATLINBURG — LeConte Creek is a cold, fast-flowing stream in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park where every rock seems to shelter some form of aquatic life, whether it be caddisfly, stonefly or the occasional salamander.

Earlier this week 20 college students...Read more

(left to right: American Express VP for Corporate Social Responsibility Tim McClimon, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, SCA Alum Jane Chan, YMCA President Neil Nickel, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver)

NYC parks receive multimillion grant

amNY

Pictured left to right: American Express VP for Corporate Social Responsibility Tim McClimon, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, SCA Alum Jane Chan, YMCA President Neil Nickel, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver

This morning SCA alum Jane Chan joined U.S. Department...Read more

Kids learning about conservation at SCA's Bear Brook facility in New Hampshire

Every Kid in a Park

President Obama today announced his “Every Kid in a Park” initiative, providing free admission to national parks and other federal lands to America’s fourth graders and their families. The program begins this fall, in connection with the National Park Service’s Centennial in 2016....Read more

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