be_ixf;ym_202007 d_13; ct_50 Learn more about City Year’s response to COVID-19

Our stories

Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year Americorps members, students, partners and alumni.

Filter by
Our Alumni
City Year Milwaukee Welcomes New Board Member, Kiesha Johnnies
June 24, 2020

City Year Milwaukee, an education-focused nonprofit that unites young people for a year of service in Milwaukee Public Schools, announces…

Read the story
City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members
Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: Meet Andy Reza
June 8, 2020

City Year Milwaukee alumni are leaders for life and continue to make an impact long after their year of service….

Read the story
Our Impact
Johnny Bell: On Being the Change You Want to See and the Importance of Building Powerful Relationships

  Each Year, a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member is nominated by their peers for embodying the spirit of City…

Read the story
Our Impact
The City Year Obama Team Goes Virtual
May 27, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020 was a different kind of day for the City Year Team serving at Barack Obama School of…

Read the story
City Year AmeriCorps in school service red uniform
Our Impact
Encouraging personal responsibility in the classroom through relationship building 
May 22, 2020

Freshman year of high school is an important year for students that comes with many changes. Read about how AmeriCorps…

Read the story
Students sitting at desks in a classroom with computers in front of them some raising hands as a City Year AmeriCorps member stands with her hand raised
Our Impact
A Letter of Hope to My Students

As the school year comes to an end, check-out three important lessons AmeriCorps member, Robert Eison, wants his students to…

Read the story
Our Impact
How my students taught me an important lesson of empathy and seeing the good in everyone

As City Year AmeriCorps members, we teach our students every day, but what are our students teaching us? Read about…

Read the story
City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members volunteer with Running Rebels
Our Impact
How a Global Pandemic Motivates Team Leader, Dia Vang, to Fight for Change
May 21, 2020

Team Leader, Dia Vang, shares how a global pandemic impacts her service and motivates her to continue to fight for…

Read the story
Commodore Headshot
Our Impact
Meet Commodore: Reflection and Preparation Ahead of Next Year’s Service
May 20, 2020

At Casimir Pulaski High School, March was a big month for students and my City Year team. On March 4th…

Read the story
Andrew Colegrove First Team
The Corps
Why I Decided to Come Back – Twice 

From before I walked into Registration Day at City Year Milwaukee last summer, I knew that I wanted to serve again. During…

Read the story
City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member tutoring students
Our Impact
Day in the Life of a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps Member

Ever wonder what a “day in the life of a City Year AmeriCorps member” looks like while serving in schools?…

Read the story
Two students with backpacks walking on a sidewalk near a school with a City Year Corps Member
Our Impact
Three important lessons my students taught me
May 18, 2020

Each City Year AmeriCorps member leaves their service year with significant memories of their time spent with students. Sometimes, they…

Read the story
National Strategic Partners
  • AbbVie logo
  • AT&T logo
  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
  • CSX logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
  • Pepsico logo
  • Red Nose Day logo
National Partners
  • Aramark logo
  • Bank of America logo
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Celanese logo
  • NFL Inspire Change logo
  • Santander logo