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Polis-Primavera Administration, Representative Neguse Announce the Creation of the Colorado Climate Corps

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2021
NEDERLAND — Today, Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera and Representative Joe Neguse announced the creation of the Colorado Climate Corps at an AmeriCorps service site in Nederland. 

Colorado Climate Corps is a collaboration with the Colorado Interagency Climate Team. The Colorado Climate Corps will have a multi-pronged strategy to address climate change and advance the Governor’s bold goals of moving Colorado’s electric grid to 100% renewable sources by 2040 and protecting the environment for future generations. 

Recruitment of AmeriCorps Members Begins to Expand COVID Containment Response Corps

DENVER - Tuesday, November 10, 2020 —The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will bring on an additional 100 AmeriCorps members to serve in the COVID-19 Containment Response Corps (CCRC) in staggered nine month terms over the next year. AmeriCorps members will support case investigation, contact tracing, resource coordination, test result notification, isolation and quarantine monitoring, and other activities to contain the spread of COVID-19 within Colorado. 

Gov. Polis Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

Governor’s Commission on Community Service, Serve Colorado

The Commission shall recommend to the Governor a comprehensive national and community service plan for the state that is developed through an open and public process and updated annually. The plan shall address the state’s needs in the areas of school safety, preventing youth violence, literacy and mentoring or disadvantaged youth. The Commission also administers funds received from the Corporation on National and Community Service

for terms expiring August 24, 2023: