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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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Our Impact
3 Little Reasons to Serve
February 27, 2020

What 3 first graders have to tell you about serving with City Year They may be little, but they have…

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Our Impact
The power of lunch time
October 23, 2019

In 2017, Brad Montague, creator of the popular YouTube series Kid President, gave a talk on how to be a…

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Education
City Year’s tiered interventions explained!

At my City Year partner school, AmeriCorps members provide at-risk students with routine and personalized interventions throughout the year. Interventions…

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The Corps
From the eyes of an AmeriCorps member

Those who serve with City Year spend long days devoting their time and effort to helping schools and communities throughout…

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The Corps
#MeetAnAmeriCorpsMember with Kathleen McShane

Our City Year AmeriCorps members make a difference in students’ lives! Kathleen McShane proudly serves at Langston Hughes Academy. She…

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The Corps
#MeetAnAmeriCorpsMember with Julia Mattingly

Meet AmeriCorps member Julia Mattingly! She proudly serves at Arthur Ashe Charter School where she works all day, every day…

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The Corps
Meet an AmeriCorps Member with Traneshia Stormer

Meet AmeriCorps member Traneshia Stormer, who proudly serves at ARISE Academy. She discusses her favorite times to spend with students…

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Benefits & Resources
Top 4 tips to know before applying to City Year New Orleans
May 22, 2019

New Orleans is known as a city of revelry and festivals and as a resilient and diverse community. You can…

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