The young women and men of the Corps work hard protecting and restoring California’s environment and responding to disasters, becoming stronger workers, citizens and individuals through their service.
The California Conservation Corps celebrated its 40th
anniversary this month with celebrations in Sacramento and Los Angeles.
Governor Brown, who founded the CCC in July 1976 during his
first term, spoke to more than 400 corpsmembers, CCC alumni and friends of the
Corps during a ceremony outside the Capitol. He was presented with a bronzed
hiking boot on behalf of the 120,000 young men and women who have served in the
At a celebration at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, the CCC
was honored to have corpsmember and alumni speakers, as well as Senate
President Pro Tem Kevin de León, State Treasurer John Chiang, State Controller
Betty Yee, and Secretary of State Alex Padilla.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.
CCC Director Bruce Saito
Tahoe corpsmember Randolph Young presents a bronzed hiking boot to Gov. Brown at the CCC's 40th anniversary ceremony at the Capitol. CCC Director Bruce Saito is at right.
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