AmeriCorps

Pima Prevention Partnership serves as a program site for the Arizona AmeriCorps state program, a volunteer and service program funded by the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith, and Families and the Corporation for National Community Service. AmeriCorps members assist with programs in Prevention Services, Pima Partnership Academy, Pima Partnership and Pima Partnership Performing Arts High Schools, B-Unique Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Fortaleza Reentry Program, AZ Rise Mentoring Program, and Pima Pathways to Justice Program.

Focus Areas

  • Education
  • Economic Opportunity
  • Capacity Building
  • Workforce Readiness
  • Mentoring

PPP’s AmeriCorps Project has received AmeriCorps funding since 2006 and has the longest standing State Program in Arizona. AmeriCorps Members have been hired with PPP as full-time employees. PPP’s AmeriCorps Project has AmeriCorps members return each year to serve additional terms. During the past two years, 52 percent of PPP AmeriCorps Members have re-enlisted for an additional term. Over 9,000 hours of service is provided to Pima Prevention Partnership each grant year.


Contact Info

Chandra Puvvada
Pima Prevention Partnership AmeriCorps Coordinator
(520)-791-2711 ext:1122
CPuvvada@thepartnership.us