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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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The Corps
Self-Care: Travel Edition
April 9, 2020

In previous blogs, we covered what self-care looks like in an office setting and at home. There is one final setting…

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Education
With Patience and Support Comes Student Success
April 8, 2020

In January 2020, I was given the task of helping a student out in English, who could not grasp the…

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The Corps
Self-Care: Home Edition

              Welcome to the exciting sequel in our self-care trilogy. In our first installment,…

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The Corps
Self-Care: Office Edition
April 7, 2020

“Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift…

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The Corps
If Only You Knew
April 6, 2020

This poem is a written reflection that Maraina wrote in the early transition from in-school service during these uncertain times….

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Education
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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Opening Day photo of the 2011-2012 Deloitte sponsored City Year Team, in Chicago.
Our Alumni
Lighting the Path Forward

Think back to the moment you committed to serving with City Year. Regardless of whether that was the first time…

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Our Impact
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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The Corps
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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Our Impact
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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The Corps
Three amazing ways to support AmeriCorps members

Consider serving with City Year Baton Rouge! Here are three ways they work to support AmeriCorps members through their year…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Alejandro Villafuerte

Ben and Brittany were able to do a call with Alejandro Villafuerte about his experience serving with City Year. We…

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