MEDIA ADVISORY: Youth Activists, Green Group Representatives Advocate for Youth Nature Access

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, May 21, a group of youth environmental advocates and representatives from dozens of green, equity, healthcare and youth organizations will join agency officials from the White House Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Department of Interior, and U.S. Department of Agriculture to discuss ways to transform youth access to nature.  The…

White House Announces Applications Open for 2,000 New Climate Corps Positions

TRIANGLE, VA – Today, the Biden Administration made several announcements related to the American Climate Corps (ACC), including the launch of nearly 2,000 positions in the ACC that are accepting applications. Highlights from the announcement include: There is a new website and application portal for the 2,000 open positions. The positions are hosted by hundreds…

Outdoors Alliance for Kids Welcomes New Steering Committee Members

Contact: Natasha Blakely, natasha.blakely@sierraclub.org The Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK), a national strategic partnership of more than 120 organizations, announced new additions to its steering committee. The new committee launches alongside a new website as OAK reaffirms its commitment to connecting children, youth and families with the outdoors, ensuring millions of kids can improve their…

OAK Celebrates Creation of American Climate Corps

Contact: Natasha Blakely, natasha.blakely@sierraclub.org WASHINGTON, DC – The White House announced today the creation of the American Climate Corps, a new program offering young people the workforce training and services needed for careers in the clean energy and climate resilience fields.  This new Corps will: In response, OAK members released the following statements:  “The establishment…