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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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Support in the Classroom
May 25, 2022

When my partner teacher first asked me to meet with Aaron every day for 30 minutes, I knew I had…

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Honoring the 2022 Idealists of the Year
April 25, 2022

City Year’s mission is fueled by a culture of idealism. At City Year, we define idealism as the belief that…

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Focus On Student Mental Health & Filling The Gaps
April 8, 2022

  Before the pandemic, mental health needs for children, adolescents, and families were considerable and, in many cases, went unmet…

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Finding Your North Star

How do we find our passion and purpose? Rebecca Irby from New Detroit has some ideas on this topic. She…

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Our Community
Announcing City Year San Antonio’s New Executive Director
March 25, 2022

“I feel honored and humbled to step into the role of Senior Vice President & Executive Director of City Year…

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Back in Ballou

As it begins to get warmer, the team and I have made plans to go back to the farm, Oasis…

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A Mid-Year Reflection by TCF 15
March 18, 2022

On January 12th, 2022, Team Care Force 15 officially hit the six-month mark in our year of service. As we…

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Answering the call to serve our students
March 11, 2022

Integrated academic and social-emotional supports for students are desperately needed in our schools both during and after the pandemic, especially…

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The Value of a Mentor
March 8, 2022

When I am asked to describe what ‘mentorship’ means to me, I think of City Year. I am reminded of…

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Red Jacket Networking
March 7, 2022

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, City Year Orlando hosted our Red Jacket Networking event at the Beardall Senior Center. This…

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The six drivers of student success coaching
March 1, 2022

Student success coaching represents what we’ve learned from our decade-and-a-half of serving in schools and hope to do alongside students,…

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Count Day At City Year Detroit

At City Year, we know the importance of having kids in school each and every day, which is why our…

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