Sacramento Welcomes 313 New AmeriCorps NCCC Members to the Community
● Published by David Norby
On Wednesday, October 14, there are 313 new members of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) arriving in Sacramento. These 18 to 24 year olds from all across the country will train at McClellan Business Park before completing a series of critical service projects in California, throughout the western region of the United States, and wherever disaster may strike.
Member training lasts until November 6 when they will be officially inducted into the program. This training will prepare these young adults to serve on teams in a variety of capacities, from conducting environmental restoration projects to building houses to responding to disasters. Team leaders have been in training since the beginning of September. They will be in charge of leading teams of members in service projects. Team leaders and members graduate from the program in late July.
A majority of the members will arrive at Sacramento International Airport during the late morning and early afternoon. They will ride a shuttle to the AmeriCorps NCCC Pacific Region campus. Good opportunities for interviews and video will be at the airport between 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. or at the AmeriCorps NCCC Pacific Region campus, located at 3427 Laurel Street in McClellan Park, between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. For directions or assistance, please contact Sandra Erickson.