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In the Arena, Jennie Johnson, City Year

Each week, Joe Paolino, Jr. interviews a key leader in Rhode Island. This year, Jennie Johnson, Executive Director of City Year in Providence talks with Paolino about the history of the organization and its mission today. Most known for the popular red jacket, AmeriCorps groups of youth, today there are 60 AmeriCorps members working with nearly 5,000 students throughout Providence.

Learn more about the group and its successes and challenges, here:

Watch In the Arena every Sunday at 7:30am on ABC6.

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