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National Parks Service Intern Shares Her Experience In Seattle

It’s my third day in Seattle, my second time utilizing public transit, and the first day of my internship with the National Park Service. “In four hundred feet, turn right,” Siri prompts me. [...]

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Reconstruction Reflected, 150 Years Later with Edward Hightower

The ongoing Reconstruction Era Theme Study is the reason why I was brought to the Southeast Region Office. Since my start in January 2015 I have been diligently researching Reconstruction stories [...]

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Why is the EPA Digging Us?

On Thursday, September 3rd, scientists from the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency) came to work with members of GYF’s Atlanta Youth Corps at the Urban Conservation Training [...]

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A Service Day with SPELHOUSE!

On Saturday, August 29th, Greening Youth Foundation was honored to host the Spelhouse Service Day at its Urban Conservation Training Institute (UCTI). This event was made possible through a [...]

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HBCUI Leadership & Careers Workshop: Two Cities, One Movement

The HBCUI Leadership & Careers Workshop for the South Region went remarkably, the students all had the opportunity to meet with National Parks Service officials, many of the officials present [...]

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The WiRED Experience: Kiara Ventura Pimentel

My name is Kiara Ventura Pimentel. Currently I work in the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge as an assistant in educational activities and as lead assistant in the Youth Conservation Corps program [...]

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The WiRED Experience: Matthew Francis

On May 25th, I received a call telling me that I had received an internship in west Tennessee and had a week to prepare myself for the exodus. I quit the job I received an hour before the call, [...]

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AYC, a New Name In Preservation.

Currently, the Atlanta Youth Corps consists of two crews: the Old Fourth Ward Crew and the West Side Crew. These two crews completed their initial six-week training period on August 29th and [...]

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Meet the HBCUI Class of 2014

After an intense recruiting and selection process, we’re proud to say that we’ve put together a cohort of some of the best and brightest HBCU students from HBCUs (Historically Black [...]

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HBCUI intern Davonte Logan shares some insight into his summer experience

When you live in the backyard of a National Park, It’s easy to take its presence for granted. Working with the HBCU Initiative, I have the opportunity to learn an appreciation for the national [...]

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