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Green Iowa AmeriCorps continues into sixth year

July 21, 2014
Contact: 

Kamyar Enshayan, director, Center for Energy and Environmental Education, 319-273-7575, kamyar.enshayan@uni.edu

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service has approved funding for the University of Northern Iowa's sixth year of running the Green Iowa AmeriCorps program. Green Iowa AmeriCorps, based at the Center for Energy & Environmental Education, offers comprehensive energy services to underserved populations in communities across Iowa.

This September the program will train and place 30 service members in six Iowa communities: Cedar Falls/Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Decorah, Des Moines, Dubuque and Fairfield.

Green Iowa AmeriCorps, a program of the corporation for National and Community Service, serves Iowa communities through energy education, home weatherization and outreach. 

For more information about Green Iowa AmeriCorps, visit www.uni.edu/ceee/energy/green-iowa-americorps/green-iowa-americorps.