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Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year Americorps members, students, partners and alumni.

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Learning to Adapt
October 15, 2020

If there is one thing that we can always count on in life, it is change. Seasons change, people change,…

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Benefits & Resources
How to use your Segal AmeriCorps Education award

Learn more about the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, given to all City Year AmeriCorps alumni to help further their education.

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The Corps
Who’s Serving in 2020-21?
October 9, 2020

We are thrilled to share a few highlights and shout-outs for our six school teams. Even in the face of…

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The Corps
Q&A with City Year’s Equity Strategists
October 8, 2020

City Year is committed to becoming an anti-racist organization as part of our ongoing efforts to center diversity, belonging, inclusion…

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The Corps
If Three’s a Crowd, Four’s a Family
October 6, 2020

Are you thinking about living alone during your service in City Year? If yes, I highly encourage you to think…

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Our Alumni
Alumni spotlight—Lee Ann Rice
October 2, 2020

Lee Ann Rice  New York University  (Masters, Clinical Social Work) Cornell University (Bachelor of Arts, Art History and Education) Corps…

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The Corps
Zoomin’ Through a Pandemic
September 30, 2020

  When I made my decision to serve with City Year for the 2020-2021 school year, I knew it would…

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Our Impact
Bringing civic engagement into a virtual world: Giving Compass

As the school year begins in the wake of a pandemic, this story outlines how can we help students and…

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The Corps
From The Mile-High City to The City of Brotherly Love: A Conversation with City Year AmeriCorps Member Nellie Vinograd
September 25, 2020

City Year Philadelphia was pleased to sit down with Nellie Vinograd, a Senior AmeriCorps member who came to Philadelphia to…

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Our Alumni
Leadership After City Year: CYP Alumnus Sam Rodriguez Creates “Walls for Justice” Centered on Black Lives Matter Movement

This year, our country has gone through many events that make it hard to remember there is light behind the…

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Our Impact
City Year Los Angeles’ First Ever Virtual Service Day!
September 24, 2020

On September 17th, City Year Los Angeles’ Civic Engagement (CE) Team held the site’s first ever virtual service day for…

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Our Impact
Interview with CYLA Board Co-Chair, Giselle Fernandez!

As part of our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, City Year AmeriCorps member, Jazmin Larumbe, who is serving a second…

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