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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,...

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...

Stories from the EarthCorps Yearbook

Did you know that 2023 marks 30 years of EarthCorps engaging in global leadership through local restoration? We have a rich tapestry of history made up of over 1,200 alumni, hundreds of homestays, countless volunteers, and too many community members and partners to name. We launched the EarthCorps Yearbook to capture some of this history....

Furthering Education for EarthCorps Alumni

EarthCorps hosted its first alumni event of 2023 last month! At the webinar, we heard from 5 alumni. Between them, we got to hear exciting research updates, tips and tricks for navigating higher ed., and insights into choosing the best path forward in an educational journey. We also shared a variety of resources, which are...

Olayiwola Bello: Sacrificing for the Planet 

 Olayiwola Bello is a 2016 EarthCorps alumni from Nigeria. He is currently working for a private firm in Nigeria doing Environmental Analysis. He believes in the importance of sacrificing for the planet. Olayiwola discovered EarthCorps thanks to the helpful recommendation of a friend. Having just graduated college with a degree in Agriculture from Federal University,...