The Southwest Conservation Corps
We believe in empowering individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities and the environment.Pueblo Of Acoma Youth & Community Corps
The Pueblo Of Acoma Youth & Community Corps is a program of the Southwest Conservation Corps' Ancestral Lands office based here on the Pueblo of Acoma. We are a non-profit organization.Southwest Conservation Corps
The SWCC is also a on-profit organization that has locations in Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona.http://www.sccorps.org/
- Provide opportunities for N.M youth
- Engage youth as resources to meet real community needs.
- Educate youth about protecting and preserving the land of Acoma.
- Teaching the youth about the heritage and history of the Acoma Pueblo.
- Expand opportunities for local youth to participate in SCC programs.
Type Of Work
- Trail Construction
- Wetland Rehabilitation
- Erosion Control
- Sign Installation
- Park Improvement
- Wildlife Habitat Improvement
What Is Learned As A Result Of The Experience
- Crew Leader can earn a $1000 AmeriCorps Education Award
- Job training for employment in the Natural resource conservation field.
- Environmental, outdoor leadership skills and exposure to new opportunities
- Opportunities to work with SCC programs in Colorado and Arizona
Ancestral Lands Office
Program Director- Cornell Torivio
Program Coordinator- Brandon Valdo