With YMCA campers/youth volunteers at the announcement of the initiative at Mission Garden, July 2015
“I’m very pleased to join this program,” said Mayor Rothschild. “Tucson is surrounded by beautiful desert and mountains, and more of our youth need to get out and experience that—develop a deeper appreciation for the natural world.”
Thanking Wells Fargo, the mayor noted that he’d asked for this funding to be included, as testing fees should not be a barrier to employment or continuing education. Typically, GED tests cost around $140.