Gov. Gavin Newsom offers college students $10,000 for public service

By: | January 19, 2022

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that 45 colleges and universities in California, including UCLA and UC Berkeley, will be part of a new public service program that will subsidize tuition for students who do community service alongside their studies.

The program called “Californians For All College Corps” will start in the fall 2022 semester with 6,500 students who will be deployed to part-time work in areas of pressing need like K-12 education disparities, climate change and food insecurity, Newsom said in a news conference with the leaders of the state’s public university and community college systems.

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