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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

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

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

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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

Revitalizing Michigan's Civilian Conservation Corps Museum

Unlike the still-evident work of the CCC, museum exhibits aren’t meant to last much longer than 20 years. So, with great enthusiasm, staff at the Michigan History Center began a redesign of the ... 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

Conservation Corps leans in with a little sweat and a lot of service

Through a variety of programs (some last 11 months ... southwest Iowa, the corps recently deployed a crew of 13 and two staff members to help with recovery efforts in the region. The group traces its ... 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

Civilian Conservation Corps, FDR's 'Tree Army,' celebrates 80th anniversary

Cornelius McHugh, 91, was among them, fresh out of high school in the summer of 1939 when he signed up for the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of the most popular ... Carbon County every month that ... read more

Trump administration to pull out of rural Job Corps program, laying off 1,100 federal workers

The Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers enroll more than 3,000 students ... of Homeland Security and now senior vice president at ICF, a consulting firm. The last large round of layoffs involved ... read more

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