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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 Seattle AmeriCorps member posing with Pitchbook Data volunteers for the Civic Engagement Service Day on September 6, 2022
Our Community
From Digital To Physical
September 21, 2022

What does it mean to “do service” in a world no longer bound by ones and zeroes? City Year AmeriCorps…

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Our Community
City Year Sacramento Announces Cynthia Hester as New Board Chair
September 20, 2022

City Year Sacramento, an education nonprofit that recruits young adults for a year of service in public schools, is pleased…

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Education
A Personal Reflection Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month
September 19, 2022

Picture this, scrawny Shelby with her nearly black hair long enough to sit on, scooted up as close as possible…

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio’s Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan
September 9, 2022

City Year San Antonio’s Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan, created in June of 2022, outlines key activities and strategic partnerships to…

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Our Community
Introducing City Year Detroit’s Newest Board Member: Roz Blanck
August 30, 2022

    City Year Detroit is thrilled to welcome Roz Blanck, a long-time volunteer in the community, as the newest…

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City Year AmeriCorps Career Resources Events
Benefits & Resources
Five career tools gained through City Year service

City Year can support AmeriCorps members develop skills they need to help prepare them for a career.

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Twelve AmeriCorps members all putting their hands in a the center, getting ready to do a spirit break
Our Community
2022-23 City Year Orlando Events
August 29, 2022

UPCOMING EVENTS At City Year, we believe students can reach their full potential as learners and leaders if they have…

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City Year AmeriCorps team
Benefits & Resources
Five tips to start the school year strong
August 9, 2022

Prepare for the first day of school with these five tips that City Year AmeriCorps members use to start the…

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio’s Principal Summit
July 28, 2022

City Year San Antonio’s first-ever Principal Summit On Wednesday, July 13th, City Year San Antonio had the privilege to present…

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Our Community
Valero Intern School Supply Drive

Valero Intern Supply Drive Valero has a robust internship program that offers professional and personal development to its interns and…

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Our Impact
Celebrating 15 Years of Serving Miami’s Students
July 13, 2022

In 2022-2023, City Year Miami is celebrating its 15th Birthday and we’re so excited to be going #backtobasics! Join us…

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Our Community
Harnessing Ubuntu in a COVID World
June 30, 2022

  Before the pandemic, City Year was all about connection. We talked to Kristen Szalontai, operations coordinator, and City Year…

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