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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
My Red Jacket Dedication: To the American Youth Foundation and Enkindling our Best Self
November 24, 2020

At the start of each year, each City Year site holds a Red Jacket Dedication ceremony where every City Year…

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Our Impact
Success stories from digital service: Building an attendance game room
November 20, 2020

This month, the Earl Warren team has put together a virtual game room for our school as an incentive for…

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City Year AmeriCorps member tutoring an elementary student in a classroom
Education
Event Recap: Education Equity Panel

At City Year, we know that potential is equally distributed, but opportunity is not. Education equity is critical to our…

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An AmeriCorps member in her red jacket smiles and holds a sign that displays her name Ms. Rogers and also says Future Teacher. She is standing on the front lawn of ARISE Academy
Our Alumni
Celebrating Future Teachers of America Day!

Today City Year New Orleans celebrates Future Teachers of America Day! Every year, 20% of our AmeriCorps members become teachers…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight — Amber Cox
November 18, 2020

Amber Cox first learned about City Year when she was pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business management at The College of New Jersey. It…

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The Corps
Diversity, Equity & My Experience
November 16, 2020

  As we work with students to be successful inside and outside of the classroom, we also work with them to be open-minded and…

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Our Impact
City Year Milwaukee’s 3rd Equity Summit of the Year 
November 9, 2020

At City Year Milwaukee, AmeriCorps members and staff come together to participate in equity summits. An important part of our commitment to being an anti-racist organization…

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Our Impact
DBIE Learning and Practice at City Year New York
October 30, 2020

Ten-minute read DBIE: Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity. What does it mean, really? What does it mean at City Year…

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Our Impact
2020 Women’s Leadership Luncheon Celebrates Civic Service and Women’s Empowerment
October 29, 2020

Spirits were high at City Year Philadelphia’s sixth annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon, held virtually on Tuesday, October 13. The luncheon united women to support the…

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Education
Five Free Virtual Tools to Keep Students Engaged
October 28, 2020

Without access to in-person schooling and the academic and social emotional supports that school provides, student engagement is more critical than…

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Our Impact
Meet our Team: Ashley Ashkenazi
October 26, 2020

Get to know the City Year Detroit family!

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Our Impact
CYLA and the Wasserman Foundation team up to give back to the students of Watts
October 22, 2020

Earlier this month, the City Year Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team (CE Team), a team of AmeriCorps members who lead…

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