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EarthCorps: Celebrating AmeriCorps Week by actualizing equity in action 

As an AmeriCorps grantee, Seattle-based environmental nonprofit EarthCorps is proud to align with AmeriCorps’ equity initiatives by leading a movement that reduces barriers to program entry and celebrates our Corps Members.  

Volunteer Spotlight: Liliana 

Written by PJ McFalls  The energy of 20+ volunteers is pretty intense. Driven by a multitude of experiences and abilities, hungry to pull invasive plants from the forest floor and restore the earth – it can be tricky to get a word in after unleashing them to a patch of ivy. But it would be...

EarthCorps: Celebrating AmeriCorps Week by actualizing equity in action 

As an AmeriCorps grantee, Seattle-based environmental nonprofit EarthCorps is proud to align with AmeriCorps’ equity initiatives by leading a movement that reduces barriers to program entry and celebrates our Corps Members.  

International Women’s Day

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day to celebrate women's achievements while recognizing the barriers women face to produce real action. In celebration of Women's History Month and IWD, EarthCorps is amplifying the voices of two women who are role models in how each of us can invest in women every day.

Environmental nonprofit EarthCorps awarded $840,000 from AmeriCorps to fund livable wages for corps members.

In an initiative to promote equity and address the rising cost of living throughout the Puget Sound region, EarthCorps will provide their 2024 Corps Members a minimum hourly stipend of $17.00. Seattle, WA – EarthCorps, a Seattle-based environmental nonprofit that cultivates leaders and community partnerships to advance environmental justice, announced that they are the recipient...

Alumni Share Their Stories in the EarthCorps Yearbook

The EarthCorps Yearbook is collecting stories from our vast network of alumni, community partners, and supporters. Today we are sharing a few entries from our incredible alumni. Gather round the campfire, because it’s time for some stories! Devyn Palm-TrujilloAlumni, 2019 What is a favorite memory from being at EarthCorps? Exploring the outdoors of the PNW,...

International Alumni Share Their Stories in the EarthCorps Yearbook

A unique piece of the program at EarthCorps is the international cohort. A group of environmentalists from all over the world come together to learn from one another. By sharing in global expertise, the network and expertise of organizations everywhere improves. Today, we are sharing a few stories from our international alumni from the EarthCorps...

Community Partners Share Their Stories in the EarthCorps Yearbook

The EarthCorps Yearbook is collecting stories from our vast network of alumni, community partners, and supporters. Today we are sharing from three entries by previous board members, donors, and community partners. EarthCorps could not engage in our work without their support and contributions. Gather round the campfire, because it’s time for some stories! Barbara BruellBoard...

James Akedi: Speaking Up

We’re thrilled to share an EarthCorps Yearbook entry from James Akedi! James was an international corps member in 2002. He shares about trying new things, learning important skills, and speaking up for what you believe in. What did you learn at EarthCorps? I learned a lot at EarthCorps. I learned about environmental restoration, leadership, and...

Amy Cirio: Finding Community through the Rings of a Tree

Amy Cirio was a corps member at EarthCorps in 2019 and crew lead in 2020. Passionate about environmental restoration and finding community, she is on a journey to dismantle her internalized white supremacy. Today, she works in environmental education at Mid Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group.  Most folks hear about EarthCorps through a friend of a...

Ana Cristina Andre: Empowering Women

Ana Cristina Andre was on the international corps in 2016 and served as a volunteer specialist in 2017. With a degree in forest engineering, she is currently working in Brazil at a packaging company where she focuses on watershed management and forest restoration.  EarthCorps is many things. The list includes a leadership development program, an...