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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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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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The Corps
Donate to CYSA’s AmeriCorps Member Food Pantry
April 19, 2021

The CYSA Food Pantry needs to be replenished for our incoming AmeriCorps members. Consider donating any item(s) on CYSA’s Amazon…

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Reflecting on my Service Year
April 7, 2021

      As I look back on this unique year of service, I feel grateful. My City Year experience…

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12 Days of Christmas
December 14, 2020

Joining City Year in the middle of a global pandemic has felt like jumping into the deep end. As educators…

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Serving on a Budget: Eating Well on a City Year Stipend
December 4, 2020

Let’s be real. Living on a City Year stipend can be tough. Considering all the monthly fees for things such…

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The Corps
Diversity, Equity & My Experience
November 16, 2020

  As we work with students to be successful inside and outside of the classroom, we also work with them to be open-minded and…

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The Corps
Navigating Virtual Service
October 20, 2020

  Coming into City Year where the focus was student’s education came with a rollercoaster of emotions. You start to…

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The Corps
Learning to Adapt
October 15, 2020

If there is one thing that we can always count on in life, it is change. Seasons change, people change,…

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The Corps
If Three’s a Crowd, Four’s a Family
October 6, 2020

Are you thinking about living alone during your service in City Year? If yes, I highly encourage you to think…

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The Corps
Zoomin’ Through a Pandemic
September 30, 2020

  When I made my decision to serve with City Year for the 2020-2021 school year, I knew it would…

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The Corps
Serving a Second Year
September 21, 2020

I went back and forth a lot last year, wrestling with the idea of serving another year with City Year….

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Benefits & Resources
City Year Partners with Hulu for A Virtual Career Week Event
August 13, 2020

From August 3rd-7th, City Year partnered with Hulu to offer a career and professional development experience like no other! This…

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Our Alumni
Statement to the City Year San Antonio Alumni Community
July 10, 2020

Dear City Year alumni and community, We recognize the work we at City Year have to do to dismantle systemic…

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