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June 19, 2023
Katie Vavao, Katie.Vavao@cv.ca.gov, (916) 584-3620
ICYMI: President Biden Spotlights California Climate Action Corps
California Volunteers, Office of the Governor seeks applicants passionate about fighting climate change for paid service positions in local communities across the state
PALO ALTO, Calif. – On Monday, California Climate Action Corps Fellow Chiena Ty introduced President Joe Biden alongside Governor Gavin Newsom where they highlighted the Biden Administration’s historic action to create good-paying clean energy jobs and protect our environment for future generations. Through the leadership of Governor Newsom, California is leveraging such investments to make sure everyone in California can take climate action and make impact in their community.
California Climate Action Corps Fellow Chiena Ty introduced President Joe Biden alongside Governor Gavin Newsom.
Governor Gavin Newsom and California Climate Action Corps Fellow Chiena Ty listen to President Joe Biden’s historic remarks about his Administration’s plan to combat the climate crisis, create good-paying clean energy jobs, and protect our environment for future generations.
“Governor Gavin Newsom launched California Climate Action Corps to scale climate action across the state and harness the power of all Californians to help communities address the existential threat of climate change,” said California Chief Service Officer Josh Fryday. CAClimateActionCorps.com FULL LENGTH PRESS CONFERENCE:YouTube LinkINTERVIEWS AVAILABLE IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH: California Chief Service Officer Josh Fryday. BROLL FOOTAGE: California Volunteers, Office of the Governor: California Climate Action CorpsFirst in the country, the California Climate Action Corps is part of California’s comprehensive climate strategy with the mission of empowering Californians to take meaningful action to protect their homes, health and communities against the harshest impacts of climate change. California Climate Action Corps Fellows can earn up to $43,000 in living stipends and money for school. California Volunteers is currently recruiting for next year’s cohort. Chiena is a current California Climate Action Corps Fellow serving in the Bay Area to combat climate change and fight food insecurity by diverting fresh healthy foods from landfills and redistributing it to those in need. For more information about the program and to apply for the fellowship, visit
About California Volunteers, Office of the Governor
Led by California Chief Service Officer Josh Fryday, California Volunteers, Office of the Governor empowers Californians to take action to improve their communities. California Volunteers is the state office tasked with recruiting young Californians to engage in public service.