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Mayor Jonathan Rothschild introduces national AmeriCorps program to Tucson

Posted: 3:01 PM, Nov 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-13 00:34:11-05
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will introduce Public Allies Arizona to Tucson for a presentation Tuesday.

The Public Allies is a national AmeriCorps program looks to progress social justice and equity through diverse young leaders.

The young leaders combine "allies" with non-profit organizations for a ten-month paid apprenticeship.

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said "You're putting an ethic in a group of young people that gets them to see that to be community minded is a way to live and a way to grow."

The leaders will develop leadership training, and work background experience while the community.

For more information about Public Allies Arizona or to get involved, email Terry Marks at terry.marks@asu.edu.