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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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AmeriCorps Members getting ready for Opening Day
The Corps
Views from City Year: Opening Day 2021
September 29, 2021

On Saturday, September 18, City Year New Hampshire kicked off our 2021-22 service year with our annual Opening Day ceremony….

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Education
Trusting relationships fuel City Year’s work in Memphis
June 1, 2021

The trusting relationships City Year Memphis created with AmeriCorps members and school partners led to deeper collaboration during the pandemic.

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Our Impact
Business as Unusual? Yes, Please!
March 31, 2020

From the desk of Dr. Catherine Cushinberry: Many of us were thrown for a loop a few weeks ago when…

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Our Impact
A Surprise Starfish: Relationships Built on Social and Emotional Learning
March 1, 2020

It’s measured by un-hunching shoulders and teeth coming unclenched. It’s seen as fists coming to rest, open palmed, by the…

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Our Alumni
City Year Memphis builds the teacher pipeline
October 23, 2019

While in college, I studied criminal justice with a specific focus on the school to prison pipeline and juvenile delinquency….

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The Corps
Miami to Memphis: a global educator

I chose to serve with City Year because I’ve always wanted to work with kids, but I wasn’t sure in…

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Our Impact
City Year Memphis and its new beloved community

Walking through the streets of Memphis, the visual history of the Civil Rights Movement is ever-present. A short walk from…

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As students exit the school bus they find a team of City Year AmeriCorps members lined up to welcome them to school
Our Alumni
Corps to corporate: the journey of a City Year Louisiana AmeriCorps member to Memphis

The act of service is truly a radical act of love and underscores the value of human existence. I have…

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Our Impact
City Year Memphis: building to lead
July 22, 2019

In the early 2000’s, I started a consulting business in Los Angeles. When I was establishing my business, I was…

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Our Impact
From the desk of Dr. Catherine Cushinberry
February 12, 2019

Dr. Catherine Cushinberry attended a parent open house at Brownsville Road Elementary. It was an event hosted by the team…

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The Corps
A parent’s perspective
October 16, 2016

Service to cause greater than self is one of City Year’s values. As a parent and educator, I have realized…

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