TRANSFORMING LIVES AND LANDSCAPES SINCE 1983

Our mission is to re-engage young adults to earn a high school diploma, gain job skills, pursue college, and embark on family sustaining careers.

News and Impact Stories

Post-Trial Thoughts on George Floyd

Post-Trial Thoughts on George Floyd

While we are heartened by yesterday’s verdict and accountability in the Derek Chauvin trial, we also recognize the jury’s decision cannot bring back the life that was cruelly stolen.  We stand in solidarity with George Floyd’s family, victims of police brutality, and...

A Teenage Voice Growing Into Leadership: Terk Johnson

A Teenage Voice Growing Into Leadership: Terk Johnson

Tervell Johnson, or Terk, has slowly built a legacy at Civicorps. With high school graduation approaching in June, Terk has a few more objectives to knock out of his portfolio before he can get to the finish line. But he has already built an impressive resume during...

Connecting our Corpsmembers to Conservation Careers

Connecting our Corpsmembers to Conservation Careers

How are Black folks building community power in East Oakland?  How do you get a job at East Bay Regional Park District?  Do you like refurbishing electronics?  Ever thought about majoring in Conservation & Resource Management at Merritt College?  These are just a...