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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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The Corps
Adventure awaits wherever you serve with City Year
September 27, 2022

While working on her City Year application, Jessica Butay reached the question: Where would you like to apply to serve?…

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Education
How City Year AmeriCorps grow student literacy
September 22, 2022

Literacy is the ability to read and write, but what does growing student literacy for elementary, middle or high school…

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Our Alumni
City Year alums shine in the corporate world
September 13, 2022

Learn more about the benefits of service with City Year AmeriCorps, including preparation for a career, exclusive scholarships, the Segal…

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Education
Relationships are Key to Students’ Learning Recovery
September 2, 2022

National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS) supplies schools with additional ‘people power’ to help reengage students.

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Education
Vote to help City Year win a spot at SXSW EDU!
August 10, 2022

Your ballot counts! Help City Year bring together educators to discuss how to prioritize anti-racist research strategies in education.

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Our Alumni
City Year can prepare you for a career in marketing and geoinformation systems
August 1, 2022

Our corps members can find opportunities to gain professional skills in marketing & communications during their time at City Year….

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Our Alumni
City Year can help prepare you for medical school
July 20, 2022

Wondering how City Year can help prepare you for medical school? Check out this advice from a City Year alum…

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City Year AmeriCorps student success coach with students
The Corps
How City Year AmeriCorps members and teachers can work together
July 12, 2022

For City Year AmeriCorps members to serve as student success coaches, it’s important for them to establish strong working relationships…

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Education
Learning through storytelling
July 6, 2022

Storytelling helps students make meaning of the world around them. Find out ways to help them share their voice!

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The Corps
City Year can prepare you for a career in school psychology
June 21, 2022

Creating support systems for students is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Learn how City Year service can propel you towards a…

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The Corps
What to expect at the start of City Year service
June 13, 2022

Learn what it’s like to serve at City Year and what to expect at the start of service. City Year…

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The Corps
Thoughtful ways to say goodbye to your students
June 7, 2022

Check out these helpful tips to end your service term with City Year in a meaningful way for yourself and…

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