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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
Bank of America’s Support to CYGB Expansion
February 7, 2022

For over 30 years, Bank of America has provided critical resources in support of City Year’s holistic student-facing programming. From…

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The Corps
How City Years AmeriCorps members are Closing Pandemic Gaps
January 28, 2022

The other day, I told one of my students to please remember to put periods at the end of his…

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Our Community
City Year Greater Boston Announces Monica Roberts as New Executive Director
October 5, 2021

BOSTON – City Year Greater Boston, an education nonprofit that recruits young adults for a year of service in public schools, is pleased to…

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Our Community
Excitement in Everett
September 13, 2021

We are so excited that this year we are not only partnering with Boston Public Schools, but also expanding to…

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Education
The Benefits of Social Emotional Learning
August 17, 2021

By Kate Seltzer, City Year Boston AmeriCorps member ’21 “You are my other me. When I do harm to you,…

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Our Impact
Looking Back on the Impact of the ’20-’21 Boston Civic Engagement Team
July 20, 2021

City Year Boston believes in the immense power of volunteers to support our AmeriCorps members, enhance learning environments, and expand the…

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Our Impact
From City Year to Career 
March 25, 2021

Formulating a L.A.C.Y (or “Life After City Year”) plan is an integral part of the City Year experience. From mentorship…

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The Corps
Seven cities where you can make a difference to students
March 10, 2021

Explore seven cities where we have a need for extraordinary young people to serve and mentor students.

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Equity
Celebrating Black History Month
March 1, 2021

During the month of February, City Year Boston celebrated Black History Month and the accomplishments of Black individuals, organizations, and movements…

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Our Community
Reflections on Motherhood & Working From Home
January 27, 2021

When the pandemic hit, our AmeriCorps members weren’t the only ones who shifted to working remotely. City Year Boston’s nearly 80+ employees also quickly shifted to…

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The Corps
Meet Taco Bell’s Live Más Scholarship Winner, Clark Shimeall
December 11, 2020

City Year Boston offers a robust community-based experience that encourages you to grow professionally and personally. We offer many different resources to support our AmeriCorps members in their plans…

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The Corps
Finding Your Calling in a Time of National Uncertainty
July 21, 2020

Learn more about the benefits of national service with City Year AmeriCorps on academic and career aspirations and the communities…

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