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Jeanny Marroquin, Class of 2013-2014

Program Director, City Year
Growing up as a first generation U.S. citizen, I lived and saw an array of injustice in my community. Since I can remember, I was determined to be part of the solution. Public Allies connected me to mentors who supported me to hone my skills and talents as a young professional, while also creating spaces that challenged a truly diverse cohort to bridge thoughts of mind and experiences, encouraged unity in our community. Now I work with a diverse team to provide the same opportunities for young adults who are mentors, tutors and role models in inner city schools.