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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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City Year Community School Director 101

October 23, 2019

The Community School model positions schools as resource hubs for neighborhoods.

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The Corps

These 9 tips + Cheez-Its = a powerful year of service

I was extremely nervous the first time I walked into the crowded and rambunctious school cafeteria to help support student…

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Education

Getting a first chance to code with City Year

March 21, 2019

It’s a wintry, late afternoon in the Bronx, and teachers and students stream outside into the cold air at the…

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Benefits & Resources

Why we love NYC

February 14, 2019

We know that all students can succeed, but resources and opportunity are not always distributed equally. City Year New York…

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A group of students sit in their desks and listen to their teacher's lesson.
The Corps

A City Year is more than just a gap year

January 29, 2019

Alum Claire Dempsey shares her experience of taking a gap year before college to do City Year.

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