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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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The Corps
How one City Year team performs virtual service
June 24, 2020

City Year AmeriCorps members have been making the transition to virtual service since March. Read about this City Year Cleveland…

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City Year AmeriCorps member quit his job to serve
The Corps
Giving up a 9-5 job to serve with City Year
June 17, 2020

Bobby Richards was so inspired by the City Year AmeriCorps members he met that he decided to become one. Read…

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The Corps
Northeastern Civic Engagement Summit (NECES)
June 2, 2020

The Northeastern Civic Engagement Summit (NECES) is a conference for Civic Engagement (CE) teams across the country to come together…

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The Corps
Waving My Rainbow Flag
May 27, 2020

As a queer woman of color, my identities are something that I think about all the time; in every aspect…

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The Corps
From Student to City Year AmeriCorps Member 
May 21, 2020

Jazmin Larumbe is serving her first year as a City Year AmeriCorps member at Jefferson High School in South-Central Los…

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Education
Keeping students connected to school with Red Nose Day

Students at a Chicago high school are learning from home during COVID-19 by leaning on the social and emotional skills…

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Our Impact
Meet Commodore: Reflection and Preparation Ahead of Next Year’s Service
May 20, 2020

At Casimir Pulaski High School, March was a big month for students and my City Year team. On March 4th…

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The Corps
Why I Decided to Come Back – Twice 

From before I walked into Registration Day at City Year Milwaukee last summer, I knew that I wanted to serve again. During…

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The Corps
What’s in a City Year experience?
May 19, 2020

My time with City Year has simultaneously been the hardest and most rewarding year of my life. The long exhausting…

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Our Impact
Leading Through Tough Times Part II

    In Part I of our series “Leading Through Tough Times: An Interview with City Year Philly’s Executive Director, Darryl Bundrige,” the…

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Our Impact
Service in the Virtual Classroom

Our new reality has led to us adapting quickly and partnering closely with our school administrators and teachers.  Through this partnership, we’ve identified key…

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Benefits & Resources
Three key skills I learned from my year of service
May 18, 2020

A year of service embodies various roles and obstacles. Though this year has been anything but normal, it has given…

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