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City Year Memphis

Memphis has a history of people standing up for what’s right. This is a city full of people committed to getting things done and has opportunities to both welcome and keep young professionals working in the city.

Make a difference in Memphis

We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.

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Hello, Memphis!

Memphis is known for its music, soul and BBQ.

Get to know our city

AmeriCorps member and student
Addressing the challenge

There are 45 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with 2,500 students throughout Memphis.

See where the corps works

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Our Impact in Memphis

We partner with educators while supporting, mentoring and lifting up our students so that they are able to fully take advantage of their drive and skillsets.

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Ready to apply?

Great! We are excited to work together to grow our communities, while you learn valuable skills for the future.

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Your City Year Memphis resources

Go into your City Year with resource and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year Memphis experience.

Why Memphis?

Memphis is an affordable City with a strong need for people willing to work hard to improve education and improve the graduation date.

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Explore the city

We’ll walk you through how to use the MATA to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year Memphis experience.

See our Memphis city guide

It takes a village of leaders and mentors like those at City Year AmeriCorps to improve student attendance.

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