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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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City Year AmeriCorps member tutoring students in ELA
The Corps
How will COVID-19 affect my City Year application?
April 8, 2020

One thing in this uncertain time is certain: City Year AmeriCorps members will be there, for our students and our…

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service
The Corps
National service can help young people find jobs
April 7, 2020

National service will be more important than ever for young people navigating an unstable labor market caused by the pandemic.

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Education
A holistic approach to student success

Our Whole School Whole Child approach provides academic and social-emotional supports to thousands of students attending more than 300 high-need…

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A team of AmeriCorps member each strike a unique, silly pose.
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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National Partners
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  • Bank of America logo
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Celanese logo
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