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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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Community Partnership during COVID: Meeting the Needs of Students
June 7, 2021

In the midst of the many challenges of COVID, one bright spot for City Year has been the opportunity for…

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Excitement back in the classroom
September 22, 2021

Going out to the yard, playing with the kiddos, and connecting with students makes me feel closer to them and…

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Transitioning to Hybrid Learning
May 24, 2021

The first two weeks of in-person/hybrid service were definitely challenging as I juggled teaching students virtually and in the classroom….

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Community Giving with Five Star Bank
May 19, 2021

Five Star Bank has been a long-time supporter of City Year Sacramento and this year chose to make a deeper…

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Partnering with SMUD to teach students the importance of sustainability
May 17, 2021

City Year Sacramento is grateful to have a strong and ongoing partnership with Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD). They have…

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Our Alumni
WELCOME BACK RUBEN!
March 19, 2021

Although I completed my service with City Year from 2014-2016, it remains one of the most supportive and encouraging networks…

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Building Virtual Community
February 24, 2021

Brain breaks are half-hour sessions led by ACMs and provide a fun, non-academic space for students to hang out and…

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Service Projects in the Remote World
February 12, 2021

While our ability to gather has been curtailed, it has not stopped our partners from stepping up to make a…

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Our Alumni
Life after City Year with Kristy
December 15, 2020

I applied for City Year senior year of college, knowing that I eventually wanted to go to graduate school to…

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Benefits & Resources
Networking outside my comfort zone
December 9, 2020

While my intentions are to pursue a career in education, this networking event pushed me to reflect on the wide…

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Success stories from digital service: Building an attendance game room
November 20, 2020

This month, the Earl Warren team has put together a virtual game room for our school as an incentive for…

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The Corps
Q&A with Riley Henry, First Year AmeriCorps Member
September 23, 2020

I hope to serve the students to the best of my abilities, give them the resources they need to succeed,…

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Our Alumni
Life after City Year with Mack
August 19, 2020

My name is Mack and I was the Team Leader at St. HOPE from 2018-2019. I now work at UC…

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