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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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It’s all about the AmeriCorps Experience
February 3, 2023

When you join City Year, you work alongside a team to create learning environments where all students can succeed. As…

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City Year Detroit Connects with Code

  There are nearly 700,000 open computing jobs in the US, but only 80,000 computer science students graduated into the…

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The Corps
Reflecting on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service emphasizes the importance of a cause greater than self. This Martin Luther…

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Reflecting on Privilege
January 9, 2023

  One of the most important aspects of our service as Americorps Members is being able to critically reflect on…

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Meet Impact Manager Brittany Yost

  Meet City Year Detroit Impact Manager, Brittany Yost! Impact Managers lead and develop a team of AmeriCorps members as…

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City Year Detroit announces New Board Chair: Tonya Adair
November 29, 2022

City Year has been in the midst of a leadership transition as we begin the 2022-23 school year, welcoming a…

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Red Jacket Ceremony at City Year Detroit

  On October 28, 2023, City Year Detroit AmeriCorps members participated in a Red Jacket Ceremony. My name is Mary…

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Events Are Back at City Year Detroit!
November 4, 2022

Many nonprofits, like City Year Detroit, host events to invite new and current champions to learn more about the organization…

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City Year Detroit Welcomes Sherisse M. Butler as Vice President and Executive Director

  In June 2022, City Year announced the beginning of our Senior Vice President and Executive Director search to identify…

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Our Community
Introducing City Year Detroit’s Newest Board Member: Roz Blanck
August 30, 2022

    City Year Detroit is thrilled to welcome Roz Blanck, a long-time volunteer in the community, as the newest…

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City Year Detroit: Equal Opportunity to Succeed
June 30, 2022

Every year our City Year Detroit staff chooses a focus area that we can come together and rally around to…

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City Year Education Pathways: University of Michigan School of Medicine
June 9, 2022

City Year Education Pathways: University of Michigan School of Medicine   It is no secret that medical school is competitive. In…

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