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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 Psychological Challenges for Students and Teachers Ahead
May 6, 2021

Three immediate things we can do to help students and teachers

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Education
City Year CEO on Supporting Students Through the Pandemic
May 3, 2021

AmeriCorps members are intentionally checking in with both students and adults to see how they are doing; for example, one…

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The Corps
Connecting students to school during COVID-19
April 22, 2021

How AmeriCorps members support and engage students during the pandemic by listening and learning

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The Corps
Lessons Learned from two years of City Year service
March 30, 2021

Amari has learned to lead with empathy throughout his two years of service with City Year AmeriCorps. Learn more about…

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Education
Pi Day: Infinite ways to celebrate the magic of circles
March 11, 2021

The circle has intrigued brilliant minds and more recently helped NASA explore Mars! Learn more about Pi and how it…

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The Corps
Seven cities where you can make a difference to students
March 10, 2021

Explore seven cities where we have a need for extraordinary young people to serve and mentor students.

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The Corps
Celebrating our remarkable AmeriCorps
March 8, 2021

Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks.

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Education
Share the joy of storytelling on Read Across America Day
March 1, 2021

Help students connect with one another during distance learning by discovering new stories and increased literacy on March 2, Read…

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The Corps
How to mentor like a pro
February 22, 2021

Learn more about City Year’s emphasis on mentorship. Becoming a good mentor takes practice, listening and reflection.

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The Corps
Building a Beloved, Bilingual Community in Philadelphia
February 18, 2021

Our City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools to promote educational equity as student success coaches. Learn more about service…

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The Corps
A year like no other: supporting students during COVID-19
February 9, 2021

While service looks different at each of City Year’s 29 U.S. sites during COVID-19, connecting with students remains the priority…

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The Corps
Impact Managers make a difference–even during COVID-19
February 2, 2021

Impact Managers are an integral part of the City Year experience and offer Corps members support and build trusting relationships…

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