Service Programs Try to Launch Opportunity Youth into Careers, College

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Photo courtesy of Americorps NCCC

Service Year corps members with AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) are 18- to 24-year-olds working full time in teams to revitalize neighborhoods across the country. Corps members get room and board, a living allowance, health benefits and an education award of up to $5,500.

At Green City Force, transparency starts from day one for the young adults who are considering the environmental service program after hitting a dead end on their education and career paths . . .

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