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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 Alumni
Alumni Spotlight — Amber Cox
November 18, 2020

Amber Cox first learned about City Year when she was pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business management at The College of New Jersey. It…

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Our Impact
2020 Women’s Leadership Luncheon Celebrates Civic Service and Women’s Empowerment
October 29, 2020

Spirits were high at City Year Philadelphia’s sixth annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon, held virtually on Tuesday, October 13. The luncheon united women to support the…

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The Corps
From The Mile-High City to The City of Brotherly Love: A Conversation with City Year AmeriCorps Member Nellie Vinograd
September 25, 2020

City Year Philadelphia was pleased to sit down with Nellie Vinograd, a Senior AmeriCorps member who came to Philadelphia to…

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Our Alumni
Leadership After City Year: CYP Alumnus Sam Rodriguez Creates “Walls for Justice” Centered on Black Lives Matter Movement

This year, our country has gone through many events that make it hard to remember there is light behind the…

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Our Impact
Q4 Partnership Highlights
July 14, 2020

Q4 Partnership Highlight  The end of our 2020 service year presented us with unimaginable challenges, from a global pandemic to historic civil…

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The Corps
Men of Color in the Education System – A Conversation with a Returning AmeriCorps Member
July 13, 2020

    At City Year Philadelphia, we are always amazed at the passion our corps members have for the schools…

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Our Impact
Leading Through Tough Times Part III
June 18, 2020

In this final installment of our series “Leading Through Tough Times: An Interview with City Year Philly’s Executive Director, Darryl Bundrige,”…

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Our Impact
Leading Through Tough Times Part II
May 19, 2020

    In Part I of our series “Leading Through Tough Times: An Interview with City Year Philly’s Executive Director, Darryl Bundrige,” the…

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Our Impact
Leadership After City Year: From Corps Member to Law School, Latin America, and Beyond
May 3, 2020

For Michael Harding, life since graduating from City Year Philadelphia in June of 2019 has been a continued pursuit of…

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Our Impact
Leading Through Tough Times: An Interview with City Year Philly’s Executive Director, Darryl Bundrige

No one could have predicted it. A health pandemic so severe it brings the entire globe, the entire international community,…

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Our Impact
Service Beyond the Classroom – Get to Know CYP’s Civic Engagement Team
April 24, 2020

In 1988 Michael Brown and Alan Khazei, founders of City Year, established the organization on the idea that one person…

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Our Impact
Q3 Partnership Highlights
April 22, 2020

Q3 Partnership Highlights   Year in and year out the work that City Year can accomplish is made possible by a strong…

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