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World Youth Skills Day 

EarthCorps' Spring Youth Engagement Internship engages high school youth and creates pathways for green opportunities and careers.

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...

Clayton Beach Pedestrian Overpass

International crew restores popular trail. By Kyle Christensen, Ranger 3, Larrabee State Park It was a cold, dark and rainy week when EarthCorps’ international crew arrived at Larrabee State Park in November to restore the popular Clayton Beach trail. Set in northwestern Washington, Larrabee is the oldest state park in Washington — the original 26...

Environmental justice and working towards a more equitable future for all

As we enter a new chapter, EarthCorps looks towards the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as they launch a new national office dedicated to advancing environmental justice and civil rights. In support of the Biden Administration’s commitment to racial equity and civil rights, the EPA announced the foundation of a new national office which will address...

Elektra Mathews-Novelli: Seeing the Sliding Glass Door

Elektra was an EarthCorps member in 2007. She most recently worked for Pacific Watershed Associates as a Forest Hydrologist doing salmon habitat restoration and large wood implementation. Have you seen the movie Sliding Doors? If not, it’s about a woman trying to make a train and follows how seemingly inconsequential moments nonetheless alter the trajectory...