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Sally T. Prouty
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Sally Prouty was appointed President and CEO of The Corps Network in 2002 and leads its work focused on assuring quality, advancing policy, and building partnerships in support of Service and Conservation Corps. Through leadership in policy and practice, The Corps Network promotes Corps as a strategy to revitalize communities, preserve and restore the environment, prepare young people for responsible, productive lives, and build civic spirit through service.

Ms. Prouty has nearly 30 years of experience in volunteer non-profit positions at the local, state, national, and international levels. She has served as Deputy Director, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and as Director of the Ohio Civilian Conservation Corps. During her tenure, OCCC was recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor and by the Annie E. Casey Foundation as "one of the premier youth programs in the nation" for serving youth exiting the juvenile justice system.

Currently, Ms. Prouty serves on the Board of the Emerald Cities Collaborative and the Continental Divide Trail Alliance, The Steering Committee of Voices for National Service, and is co-chair of the National Campaign for Youth. She also serves on the advisory council for the Center for Energy Workforce Development.

Blog Entries by Sally T. Prouty

Save Civilian Service -- It Boosts Local Economies & Strengthens Communities

Posted September 1, 2011 | 13:10:18 (EST)

Most Americans understand the term "military service" and appreciate the countless contributions and sacrifices of the nearly 2.7 million Americans serving in the armed forces. The concept of "civilian service," however, is far less clear. Approximately 63.4 million volunteers provide benefits to their communities every year for an...

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A Framework for Preparing Low-Income Youth for Green Jobs and Green Careers

Posted July 28, 2011 | 18:48:56 (EST)

One of the biggest challenges in today's world is figuring out how to connect people to jobs. According to reports at the recently held Clinton Global Initiative America, there are 3 million jobs in the country going unfilled. Despite these vacancies, there are so many people who need...

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Answer Today's Challenges With Our Nation's Youth

Posted July 6, 2011 | 20:08:42 (EST)

The future strength and vitality of our nation depend on what we do for the young men and women of today. Increasingly, however, many of our country's youth face tremendous challenges and disadvantages.

According to the most recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national youth...

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