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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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Five ways athletes make great City Year AmeriCorps members
September 16, 2020

Learn more about the City Year AmeriCorps experience and how athletes have the skills needed to serve students and communities…

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The Corps
Service as a gateway to community engagement
September 9, 2020

For this City Year alum, service was a gateway to a career centered in thoughtful community engagement. Read on to…

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Education
City Year rolls out new resources for teachers during COVID-19
September 2, 2020

City Year is releasing a collection of resources to help educators rapidly put in place equitable teaching practices that strengthen…

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Education
Equity-based Educational Research: Emerging Lessons from City Year’s work
August 31, 2020

An equity-based approach to research matters because it ensures that the research will benefit everyone. At a moment when education…

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Education
The psychological challenges for students and teachers ahead: Three immediate things we can do to help them
August 24, 2020

COVID is complicating back-to-school. But it’s also offering us an opportunity to focus on student and teacher mental health.

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The Corps
Balancing national service with graduate school
July 30, 2020

This City Year AmeriCorps member is combining theory and practice as he serves students full time in Miami and attends…

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Education
Elevating youth voice is critical for educational equity
July 22, 2020

In the pursuit of educational equity, it’s more important than ever to uplift youth voices from students and AmeriCorps members…

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The Corps
Looking back on an unusual year of service
July 14, 2020

Bobby Gomez, City Year San Antonio alum and a native of that city, reflects on the lessons learned through an…

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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

Student success coaches at City Year are committed to advancing developmental relationships through national service.

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