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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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Spotlight on Southwark School: A Recap of City Year Philly’s Third Virtual Visit
April 13, 2021

On Tuesday, March 23, members of the City Year Philly community gathered for our third virtual school visit with AmeriCorps…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Gamble, Chief Service Officer of the City of Philadelphia
March 26, 2021

Left: Amanda Gamble during her time serving with City Year Philadelphia in 2011-2012.  Right: Amanda with Mayor Jim Kenney and…

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Our Impact
The Power of Mentorship: A Recap of City Year Philly’s Second Lunch & Learn
March 19, 2021

City Year Philadelphia’s second virtual Lunch & Learn took place on Monday, February 22. The event was moderated by Darryl Bundrige, Executive Director and Vice President of City Year…

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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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Our Impact
Celebrating Black History Month with Current and Historical Black Leaders
March 3, 2021

Blaine School AmeriCorps members William Glover-Flood and Tykira Mitchell teach students about important Black figures as part of Black History…

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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
Staying Motivated During the Virtual Workday
February 12, 2021

City Year Philly staff and AmeriCorps members Egypt Worthy (top left), Grant Draughn (top right), Kylie Brazil (bottom left), and…

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Our Impact
Building a Beloved Community: A Recap of MLK Day 2021
February 4, 2021

Brianna Moran, Senior AmeriCorps Member, shares a drawing depicting a mentoring relationship with one of her students at Southwark School.   …

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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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