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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
The Extraordinary Eight- Meet The Care Force Senior Corps
September 4, 2020

Name: Avery Brick  Hometown: Columbus, OH  Previous City Year site, school and grade: Chicago, IL, Collins Academy, 9th grade    Why did you want to…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight – Alexis Smith
September 2, 2020

Originally from Midlothian, Virginia, Alexis Smith attended the University of Virginia. She then served in Philadelphia at Feltonville School of…

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The Corps
Learning Moments
August 28, 2020

What is a learning moment? It is a time have a new experience that leads to growth. Care Force is…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Dan Nemiroff
August 12, 2020

  Ben Brittany, and Hugh were thankful to be able to converse with Dan Nemiroff and discuss his experience serving…

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Team Care Force and Reserves sketch a mural at night
The Corps
Interesting Event Prep Tasks
August 4, 2020

Care Force works on many events during our year of service and that includes a lot of event preparation work…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Aundrea Dean
July 21, 2020

We are really thankful to have been able skype with Aundrea and talk about her experience serving with City Year….

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Various landscaping tools in a wooden storage rack. An orange wheelbarrow leans against the wall beside it.
The Corps
Care Force Tools Storage Project
July 7, 2020

For most of the service year, Team Care Force is constantly in event mode; we find ourselves creating documents for…

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Two Care Force AmeriCorps Members cut wood using chop saws.
Our Impact
Aramark Building Community Day (Philadelphia, PA) 2019
July 2, 2020

It’s my second week in the Greater Philadelphia metropolis, and I’m so pumped for my second project! During our first…

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Our Impact
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service: A Day On
June 9, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only national holiday that is also a national day of service. Across the…

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The Corps
Northeastern Civic Engagement Summit (NECES)
June 2, 2020

The Northeastern Civic Engagement Summit (NECES) is a conference for Civic Engagement (CE) teams across the country to come together…

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Our Impact
Aramark Ring of Stars (Phoenix, AZ) 2019
April 28, 2020

We arrived in Phoenix in mid-October exhausted but well-trained after six weeks of back-to-back events. Our “event marathon” had taken…

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Our Impact
CSX Santa Train (Jacksonville, FL) 2019
April 14, 2020

  ALL ABOARD THE SANTA TRAIN! Team Care Force (TCF) traveled to Jacksonville, FL this past November to assist our…

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National Partners
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  • NFL Inspire Change logo
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