Anthony is Building a Pocket Park
 
 
 
Anthony is a Corpsmember from Westlake who has been working hard with the East LA crew. He’s part of a team that is turning the Woodcrest Library’s outer yard into a new and improved pocket park. Once completed, it will have new seating, native plants, exercise equipment, and stationary musical instruments for people of all ages to enjoy. 
So far, Corpsmembers have removed five “Super 10” large dump trucks' worth of dirt, installed water tanks under 8-10 feet of ground and dug trenches to the street with shovels and a Mini X machine.

“I spent a lot of time in the streets, and would probably still be there, doing stupid stuff if it wasn't for the Corps. I'm thankful for the Corps, for keeping me out of trouble.”

Anthony has a lot to feel good about with his role as a Corpsmember. He heard about the Corps from his grandmother, who raised him and urged him to stay focused and complete high school. (Continued...)

 
 
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182 Trees Planted for Arbor Day
 
 
 
This month, 400 volunteers gathered with the LA Corps and community partners, including Councilwoman Nury Martinez, City Plants, LA Sanitation, the LA Department of Recreation and Parks, the Bureau of Street Services and the Department of Water and Power to plant 182 trees.  Neighbors enjoyed food, music, activities and a resource fair at the community-wide event held at the Van Nuys Recreation Center as a day of community and climate action in celebration of National Arbor Day.
 
 
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See You at the Park May 2nd
 
 
 
 
JUST ANNOUNCED
Mayor Eric Garcetti

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
 
 
 
 
Honoring: SEAN BURTON, CEO, Cityview, 2019 Corps Champion LIME, 2019 Corporate Partner of the Year.
 
 
Proceeds benefit our nonprofit and the Russell Kantor Next Steps Award Fund. We've gone green! Visit our Virtual Tribute Journal at: www.lacorps.org/celebrate.
 
 
 
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Beach Bluff Restoration Volunteer Days
 
 
 
The LA Corps' SEA Lab staff have been engaging volunteers in a restoration and beautification project at the Redondo Beach bluffs. Together, teams have been planting native shrubs and wildflowers, while removing invasive plant species to maintain the native habitat. Volunteers are invited to meet up with the SEA Lab crew at Miramar Park, 201 Paseo de la Playa in Redondo Beach on April 20, May 25 and June 22. All volunteer projects begin at 9:00 a.m. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a volunteering adult.  RSVP today and help #restoretheshore.

 
 
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Having Fun Helps The SEA Lab
 
 
 
 
JOIN IN THE FUN. Enjoy these fun events in support of the SEA Lab. Purchase tickets through Eventbrite or contact Adrianne at 310-318-7458 or acalbreath@lacorps.org.

 
 
 
 
MARCH 30 
10 AM - 11 AM
A WALK WITH THE WEEDS: A FORAGING 101 CLASS
 
 
 
 
APRIL 6
10 AM - 4 PM
CITY OF STEM FISHTIVITIES
 
 
 
APRIL 20
1 PM - 3 PM
NATURALIST SKETCHING: SEASONAL CHANGES 
 
 
 
 
APRIL 27
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
CLEAN UP, STAND-UP
 
 
 
 
Walk and explore with Wild Food Educator Amanda Jones. 
 
 
 
 
Enjoy STEM activities about ocean science and touch real sea life!
 
 
 
 
Join this outdoor, hands-on STEM workshop a the Redondo Beach Bluffs, co-hosted by USC Sea Grant.
 
 
 
 
It's a beach clean and stand up paddle boarding kind of day! Plus a private touch tank tour. 
 
 
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Join us with our community partners in celebrating Earth Day with a special tree planting event on Saturday, April 27th.
 
 
RSVP TO THE EARTH DAY LA TREE PLANTING
 
 
PHOTO OF THE MONTH
 
 
 
This crew of awesome Corpsmembers celebrated national AmeriCorps Week by supporting a Habitat for Humanity build in Glendale this month.  Being a part of YouthBuild USA is just one way that these hard-working young adults give back to our greater Los Angeles community.
 
 
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Spread the Word: Why Join the Corps
 
 
 
Thank you for being a part of the LA Corps. Please help expand our reach by spreading the word with people you know that we are currently recruiting young adults, ages 18 to 24 to join the Corps. We hold a weekly orientation session every Wednesday for anyone interested. And, we can help people get paid job training, earn a high school diploma, and so much more.  Watch and share our video: "Why Should You Come to the LA Conservation Corps?"
 
 
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