Civilian Conservation Corps
By Janay Nixon and Ryan Boldyn
When/ Why It Was Created and Purpose
- The Civilian Conservation Corps, was formed in March of 1933.
- It was one of Roosevelt's New Deal programs.
- This program was created to promote environmental conservation, and to build good citizens through aggressive outdoor labor.
- The CCC combined Roosevelt's interests in conservation and universal service for youth.
- This program sought to be the solution to the economic and environmental problems caused by the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl.
Happy Days was the official newspaper of the CCC and was given to every camp. A majority of the camps also published their own newspapers and/or newsletters.
Actions Taken By/ Impact/Effectiveness of Agency or Effort
The army was given power over the CCC.