Mayors Mike Bloomberg (NYC) and Cory Booker (Newark) join forces for new community programs in ten major US cities.
Launching the CitiesofService Program.
From the press release:
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Mayor Mike Bloomberg joined Newark Mayor Cory Booker to launch Brick City SERVES, part of the high-impact service program which will target volunteers to address the greatest needs in 10 major US cities. The ten new programs are launching around the one-year anniversary of the Cities of Service coalition. Cities of Service is a bipartisan coalition of mayors from across the country dedicated to engaging more Americans in community service and harnessing the power of volunteers as a serious strategy to address local challenges. The coalition has grown rapidly since its inception in September of 2009, from 17 mayors to 110 mayors representing more than 47 million Americans today.
The ten cities launching a high-impact service plan this month are: Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Los Angeles, CA; Nashville, TN; Newark, NJ; Omaha, NE; Philadelphia, PA; Sacramento, CA; Savannah, GA; and Seattle, WA.