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The Detroit Youth Energy Squad AmeriCorps Program empowers young people and volunteers to make homes, schools, and neighborhoods more sustainable. AmeriCorps members have provided intensive environmental leadership training for more than 250 high school students, engaged 535 K-8 students in hands-on energy-saving projects, and provided energy education and weatherization to more than 3,000 low-income Detroit households.  In addition, 18 full-time AmeriCorps members serve in 63 Detroit Public Schools operating the Go Green Challenge, which aims to improve student academic achievement, reduce utility costs, and benefit parents and community members.  AmeriCorps members and student crews have completed 127 projects and saved Detroit Public Schools $395,000 in utility costs. 

The Detroit Youth Energy Squad AmeriCorps Program empowers young people and volunteers to make homes, schools, and neighborhoods more sustainable. AmeriCorps members have provided intensive environmental leadership training for more than 250 high school students, engaged 535 K-8 students in hands-on energy-saving projects, and provided energy education and weatherization to more than 3,000 low-income Detroit households.  In addition, 18 full-time AmeriCorps members serve in 63 Detroit Public Schools operating the Go Green Challenge, which aims to improve student academic achievement, reduce utility costs, and benefit parents and community members.  AmeriCorps members and student crews have completed 127 projects and saved Detroit Public Schools $395,000 in utility costs. 

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