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Over the last 3 years, SCA Detroit has received media attention in the form of print, broadcast and virtual from sources all over Metro Detroit and the internet.  This page will be updated with a select collection of pieces documenting our impact on the community and the environment.  Please comment or repost using Digg or any other news aggregator if you’d like!

Johnson Controls is sponsoring a Leadership Development Program for students in the Detroit Area

Detroit Auto Scene/Tech Center News – August 23rd, 2010


Green Space: Student conservation efforts kick off on July 21

ModelD Media – TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010

1st week of Conservation Leadership Corps

Detroit Conservation Leadership Corps, a program that places teens into green summer jobs, is kicking off with Environmental Stewardship Day on July 21 at the Belle Isle Nature Zoo. The program is sponsored by Johnson Controls, Inc., Student Conservation Association and The Greening of Detroit.

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Green Teens: Conservation Leadership Corps Returns to Detroit

WWJ News Radio – July 13th, 2010

Eighty Detroit public high school students are participating in the Conservation Leadership Corps — a summer jobs program promoting environmental stewardship and leadership skills development while working in the local parks.

Created and sponsored by Johnson Controls Inc., the Student Conservation Association and The Greening of Detroit, the program is in its third year here.

“We’re proud to bring the CLC program back to Detroit,” said Charles A. Harvey, vice president of diversity and public affairs for Johnson Controls. “With the addition of a professional development day, it is our intent to show the students first-hand how they can turn their experience and enthusiasm for sustainability and environmental conservation into rewarding careers.”

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Lt. Governor Cherry Encourages Youth Workers at Celebration of Detroit Conservation Leadership Corps

Michigan.gov – July 30th, 2009

Recovery Act funds 45 of 110 Detroit youth employed in green jobs program

LANSING – Lt. Governor John J. Cherry Jr. on Thursday addressed 110 youth workers in Detroit at an event honoring the Detroit Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC), a summer jobs program that promotes environmental stewardship, job training and skills development.  Salaries for 45 of the 110 Detroit CLC workers employed this summer are funded through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth programs, which this year includes additional funding from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).

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Conservation Leadership Corps heard on locally produced show, Detroit Today

WDET, April 17th, 2008

link to MP3

Note: Fast forward to 1:20:40 (17 mins long)

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