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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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Education
The Value of Social Breaktime Activities
March 23, 2021

By: Alejandro Higareda City Year L.A. AmeriCorps member, NOW Academy Given the virtual learning setting, resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, in-class spaces for social activity have…

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Our Community
Women Leading Service: Get to know our Program Directors

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we wanted to give everyone a glimpse into our service and the incredible women who help…

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Our Alumni
Leadership After City Year: Celebrating Black Excellence Among our Alumni
February 23, 2021

In celebration of Black History Month, we are featuring our incredible alumni, modern day heroes who continue to change the world. Keep reading to get to…

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Our Impact
L.A. Rams and SoFi Make Deep Investment to Support the Students of Crozier Middle School in Inglewood
January 25, 2021

On Monday, January 11, 2021, City Year LA had a wonderful Zoom celebration hosted by the Los Angeles Rams and…

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The Corps
Journey to Becoming a Mentor
January 22, 2021

By: Yolanda Miranda For the past two years I have been serving as an AmeriCorps member with City Year L.A. …

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Our Impact
A Virtual MLK Day of Service with City Year LA

On January 18th City Year Los Angeles and The Walt Disney Company hosted a panel of Los Angeles champions of…

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Our Impact
CYLA and the Wasserman Foundation team up to give back to the students of Watts
October 22, 2020

Earlier this month, the City Year Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team (CE Team), a team of AmeriCorps members who lead…

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Our Impact
A Virtual Service Update with CYLA!

Our City Year LA AmeriCorps members have officially been in virtual classrooms, helping our students maneuver remote learning for over two months! In…

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Our Impact
City Year Los Angeles’ First Ever Virtual Service Day!
September 24, 2020

On September 17th, City Year Los Angeles’ Civic Engagement (CE) Team held the site’s first ever virtual service day for…

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Our Impact
Interview with CYLA Board Co-Chair, Giselle Fernandez!

As part of our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, City Year AmeriCorps member, Jazmin Larumbe, who is serving a second…

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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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Education
Service Has Not Stopped. Service Just Looks Different.
August 5, 2020

Like so many districts across the country, schools in Los Angeles and Inglewood will continue with remote learning to start…

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