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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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Social Emotional Learning with Asalia
April 1, 2020

Social-Emotional Learning is a way that City Year can support students in acquiring tools to better understand and navigate their…

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A Special Note from Our Executive Director

These are very uncertain times for each of us, but what we at City Year know for sure is that our belief in…

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Why I Served and Continue to Serve
March 31, 2020

  Ray Van Allen serves as an AmeriCorps member on the North Shore Elementary School team. I chose to serve…

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Business as Unusual? Yes, Please!

From the desk of Dr. Catherine Cushinberry: Many of us were thrown for a loop a few weeks ago when…

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AmeriCorps Member Spotlight

Due to COVID-19, City Year San Antonio’s (CYSA) annual Ripples of Hope Dinner, planned for April 1, 2020 was canceled….

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City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members at Opening Day in September, 2019
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A Day in the Life of Virtual Service
March 27, 2020

Like so many others around the world, those of us serving at City Year Milwaukee have experienced major adjustments to…

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CSX with Operation Gratitude (Cincinnati, OH) 2019
March 24, 2020

Wednesday, October 2: Travel Day It was a nice, fall day in Boston when five of my teammates and I…

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The Corps
Update: City Year Jacksonville’s Response to Covid-19
March 18, 2020

Dear City Year Jacksonville Community, The safety and well-being of the City Year community—our AmeriCorps members, students, staff members, partners…

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Julia’s Belief In The Power Of Young People
March 13, 2020

I proudly serve as a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member at Vincent High School, where I assist in a 9th grade English…

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LACY: Life After City Year

After my December graduation from Northern Michigan University, I made the cross-country move to San Antonio to serve. Apprehensive about…

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Synopsys Global Volunteer Day (San Jose, CA) 2019
March 10, 2020

September was a busy month for Team Care Force (TCF) with one event after another. Our Synopsys San Jose event…

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City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member working one-one-one with a student.
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Rufus King International Middle School Hosts Third Annual Whole School Data Chats
March 9, 2020

It is the beginning of the second semester for our students here at Rufus King International Middle School. Grades for…

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