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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
Three amazing ways to support AmeriCorps members
March 31, 2020

Consider serving with City Year Baton Rouge! Here are three ways they work to support AmeriCorps members through their year…

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City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members at Opening Day in September, 2019
Our Impact
A Day in the Life of Virtual Service
March 27, 2020

Like so many others around the world, those of us serving at City Year Milwaukee have experienced major adjustments to…

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Our Alumni
A note in honor of AmeriCorps Appreciation Month
March 26, 2020

As the heart of this organization, we simply could not do this work without you. Thank you.

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Our Alumni
Celebrating Women’s History Month: how womanism can heal
March 11, 2020

A City Year alum who now works for City Year Detroit shares her reflections during Women’s History Month about the…

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Education
Pi Day: Infinite ways to celebrate the magic of circles
March 5, 2020

The humble circle has ignited debate, inflamed passions and intrigued brilliant minds! Take a closer look at circles this Pi…

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Our Alumni
Lessons learned from City Year to Peace Corps
March 2, 2020

Going from City Year to Peace Corps was a natural “next step” for this alum. Read on to learn how…

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Education
Friends of National Service Awards celebrates unity
February 26, 2020

Voices for National Service is a coalition working to build bipartisan support for national service, develop policies that create more…

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Read Across America and City Year AmeriCorps
Education
Celebrate student voices with Read Across America
February 25, 2020

Literacy skills and a love of reading go hand in hand. Check out these tips to find books that reflect…

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City Year AmeriCorps member tutoring students
Benefits & Resources
Four law schools offering scholarships to City Year alumni
February 11, 2020

City Year Alumni go on to have diverse careers. See how you can advance yours through a law degree.

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Our Alumni
25 years of service: reflections from City Year AmeriCorps first cohort alum, Kanna Kunchala
February 6, 2020

As part of the first class of AmeriCorps members to serve with City Year in 1994-1995, I have had the…

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City Year Columbus alum Alen Amimi stands in a group hug with his teammates
Our Alumni
#cyhead2toe: Alums reflect on a decade of service
February 4, 2020

we invited several members of our 32,000+ alumni community to share short uniform stories that explore the power and potential…

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service leadership lunch
The Corps
In the middle: Reflecting at the halfway point

Learn how one City Year Americorps member is navigating the often challenging middle stage in her service journey.

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