Joseph Arroyo joins Civitas as senior associate in NYC office

July 12, 2023

NEW YORK — Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today a new addition to its staff. Joseph Arroyo, formerly Associate Director of Local Government Affairs at Everytown for Gun Safety, has joined the firm as a Senior Associate based in the Civitas New York City office. Joseph will be working with a variety of Civitas’ clients and leading on project management.

“Civitas is excited to welcome Joseph to our team. Joseph’s background and experience will provide deep insight to our clients, and his warmth and sense of humor make him fantastic to work with,” said Patrick Guerriero, Founding Partner at Civitas.

“I am delighted to join Civitas and its amazing team. I’m most excited about putting my experience to use driving projects and advising Civitas’ clients, who are at the forefront of major national issues today,” said Arroyo.

Joseph brings a strong background working within the campaign and nonprofit space to Civitas. Prior to his time at Everytown for Gun Safety, Joseph worked on the Bloomberg presidential campaign as the National Director for LGBTQ+ Outreach. He has previously held positions as a Field Director at Equality California and at Houston Unites, as well as Deputy Field Director for Mainers United.

“In his short time at the firm, Joseph has already contributed so much to our clients. I have the pleasure of working with him on a number of projects, and he’s already become an essential part of our team,” said Celine Mizrahi, Principal at Civitas.

Joseph attended New York University and lives in Brooklyn.

Civitas Public Affairs Group is a values-based public affairs firm that delivers winning advocacy campaigns to clients and the communities they serve. Civitas enlists experts, leverages relationships, and builds coalitions to address some of the most important political and societal challenges of our day.

Civitas brings proven bipartisan experience developing innovative advocacy campaigns to win substantive policy change at the local, state, and national levels. With offices in Boston, New York City, and Washington, DC, Civitas works closely with the nation’s leading philanthropists, nonprofit organizations, and movements to substantively impact pressing issues and causes.