AmeriCorps members come from all walks of life. They could be fresh out of high school or college, or perhaps they are returning veterans, stay-at-home moms,Jul 3, 2011 1 of 1View SourceAmeriCorps members come from all walks of life. They could be fresh out of high school or college, or perhaps they are returning veterans, stay-at-home moms, or retired individuals. The members of AmeriCorps Hoopa Tribal Civilian Community Corps (Hoopa TCCC) have their own unique perspective they are all from Native American communities.
Based on the largest reservation in the state with the largest Native American population, the California program operates a 10 month program for youth ages 18-24.
Members hail from various tribes including Hoopa, Cherokee, and Navajo Nation and as AmeriCorps members they serve in teams of ten to carry out service projects within and outside the Hoopa Valley reservation. Intensive service projects are focused in disaster relief, education, environment, public safety, and homeland security.
Hoopa TCCC is currently hard at work in Southeast Missouri helping residents recover and rebuild after devastating flooding in April.
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