Building a more equitable future
At City Year, we believe that all students can succeed and that developing the skills and mindsets of children and young adults contributes to strong, vibrant communities—outcomes that benefit all of us.
Many students lack access to learning environments and resources they need to thrive in school and in life, due to systemic inequities that disproportionately affect students of color and students growing up in low-income households.
What we do
City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools all day, every day, preparing students with the social, emotional and academic skills and mindsets to succeed in school and in life.Our unique approach
City Year AmeriCorps members not only make a difference in the lives of students they serve, but also acquire valuable skills that help them and prepare them to be leaders in their communities and their careers.Our alumni
As City Year continues to innovate alongside our school and district partners, we aim to share what we are learning and contribute to a broader conversation about how to ensure equitable access to learning opportunities for all students.Read more
Learn more about City Year’s new attendance intervention strategies and the ways City Year Sacramento continues to engage students while...Read more about Districts Pivot Their Strategies to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism During Distance Learning [EdSurge]
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Right now, Congress has a chance to support local communities overwhelmed in the wake of COVID-19 by supporting the CORPS...Read more about Let's 'Deploy This Army of Goodwill': Congress Must Expand National Service In Response To The Pandemic [WBUR]
Congress has a chance to support local communities overwhelmed in the wake of COVID-19 by supporting the CORPS Act. Read...Read more about Let’s ‘Deploy This Army Of Goodwill’: Congress Must Expand National Service In Response To The Pandemic [WBUR]
Partnering with City Year
If you share our values and our desire to see all students succeed, there are a variety of ways to partner with City Year at a National or even a local level.