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Climate Corps Seeks to Make Impact in Connecticut’s Communities

The Civilian Conservation Corps was a success, and the results of many of those projects are still in use nearly a century later. Today, UConn is applying a similar concept, enlisting students to help ... read more

National Parks, the Civilian Conservation Corps, and Modern Environmentalism

This post will focus on another way that FDR interacted with National Parks: the Civilian Conservation ... that Corps work projects across the United States altered more than 118 million acres, an ... read more

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Clatsop County

In the Research Center & Archives of the Clatsop County Historical Society is a publication, “Official Annual Vancouver Barracks Civilian Conservation Corps ... lasting contributions to Clatsop County ... read more

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Civilian Conservation Corps holds reunion in Stafford

As part of then-President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's "New Deal" for relief for poor, unemployed Americans, Congress in 1933 established the Civilian Conservation Corps, a public work ... and friends ... read more


The US Needs a New Civilian Conservation Corps

During the Great Recession of 2008, a few economists, including former secretary of labor Robert Reich, said that this country should pursue a comprehensive jobs program that would create a new ... read more

Lamont can make Connecticut a Green New Deal state

The federal New Deal also had a major impact in Connecticut. The Civilian Conservation Corps put 30,000 people to work in Connecticut, including supporting environmental initiatives like planting ... read more

Connecticut Civilian Conservation Camps: History, Memories and Legacy, an illustrated talk at Canton Library

long-lasting effects of the CCC, as explained in his new book, "Connecticut Civilian Conservation Camps: History, Memories and Legacy." The Civilian Conservation Corps began in 1933 under President ... read more

Madison resident elected to Salvation Army board; East Hampton’s Marty Podskoch creates travel club

“As monthly contributors, their generosity has provided a predictable stream of funding for programs that make a lasting ... Connecticut, where he gave talks on the CCC and people shared their stories ... read more

Civilian Conservation Corps reunion visits former camp in Ninemile

NINEMILE – There’s not much left of what was once the largest Civilian Conservation Corps camp in the nation ... It’s the first such national gathering for Montana. Last year’s was held in St. George, ... read more

The lasting impact of the New Deal's CCC

Just hours after taking office, freshly sworn in President Franklin Delano Roosevelt launched the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) to serve two functions ... Green, tells the story of the CCC's great ... read more



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