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Our stories

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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City Year AmeriCorps member serving in Philadelphia schools
Education
When classes resume, City Year will be there for students
July 8, 2020

City Year is committed to learning from partners and the communities we serve to reimagine the future of our student-level…

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City Year AmeriCorps member tutors and mentors students
The Corps
How one City Year team performs virtual service
June 24, 2020

City Year AmeriCorps members have been making the transition to virtual service since March. Read about this City Year Cleveland…

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City Year AmeriCorps member quit his job to serve
The Corps
Giving up a 9-5 job to serve with City Year
June 17, 2020

Bobby Richards was so inspired by the City Year AmeriCorps members he met that he decided to become one. Read…

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City Year AmeriCorps member student success coach
Education
Relationships: critical for student success
June 12, 2020

Explore our proposal to ensure all students have access to positive relationships with caring adults: infuse schools with Student Success…

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City Year AmeriCorps Washington DC Morning greeting
Education
National study finds significant relationship between social-emotional learning and academic outcomes
May 28, 2020

New research from the Everyone Graduates Center shows City Year’s approach is successful in advancing student social-emotional and academic outcomes.

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Compass Academy City Year AmeriCorps
Education
How social-emotional skills keep students engaged
May 26, 2020

Compass Academy says its focus on social and emotional learning has kept students engaged and attending online classrooms even during…

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service red uniform
Education
Keeping students connected to school with Red Nose Day
May 21, 2020

Students at a Chicago high school are learning from home during COVID-19 by leaning on the social and emotional skills…

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Books on a bookshelf in a City Year school
Benefits & Resources
City Year offers a fantastic gap year experience
May 20, 2020

If you are a recent high school graduate or a current college student unsure what to do this fall, City…

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Our Alumni
City Year is a leadership laboratory
May 18, 2020

Rep. Matt Wilhelm’s City Year experience inspired a deep appreciation for national service and made him a lifelong advocate of…

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Bulletin board with inspirational and positive notes.
The Corps
Resources to support the mental health and well-being of our Corps
May 14, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Here are four ways we work to support AmeriCorps member wellbeing.

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City Year Headquarters building, located in Boston, MA.
Benefits & Resources
Strengthening your job application
May 7, 2020

Read our Talent Acquisition team’s top six tips on crafting a great cover letter, resume, and application for positions across…

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City Year Washington DC working with teachers
The Corps
Building new partnerships in a school
April 28, 2020

Serving as an AmeriCorps member in a school that is new to City Year can be both challenging and empowering….

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National Strategic Partners
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  • 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