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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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AmeriCorps Member Spotlight: Meet Ricquele!
May 7, 2021

Meet Ricquele Brooks, City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member on the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Team at…

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Remaining Passionate About Service in the Pandemic

First year AmeriCorps member, Katie Krause, shares her experiences serving virtually, how this reinforced her passion for service, as well…

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Lessons Learned While Serving Virtually During a Global Pandemic

Doing a year of virtual service during a global pandemic came with many challenges for City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members…

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The Importance of Near-Peer Mentors

First-year AmeriCorps member, Mary Kate Paetow-Fanning, shares about her experience supporting students through this turbulent year and how City Year…

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A Day as an AmeriCorps Member 

Learn more about what a, “day in the life of an AmeriCorps member” looks like for a member of the…

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The Corps
Leaders Are Born When They Become Fearless
May 5, 2021

AmeriCorps member, Neha Sajjad shares more about her coming into City Year, with so much she didn’t know about herself,…

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Lessons Learned From My Students

First Year AmeriCorps member, Ava Masias, shares three major takeaways from her inspiring students.

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A City Year is more than just a gap year

Alum Claire Dempsey shares her experience of taking a gap year before college to do City Year.

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Education
City Year CEO on Supporting Students Through the Pandemic
May 3, 2021

AmeriCorps members are intentionally checking in with both students and adults to see how they are doing; for example, one…

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The Corps
The Evolution of Packing for Virtual Events- Our Top Takeaways
April 26, 2021

Our team has spent quite a lot of time in the Lavine Civic Forum of the City Year HQ this…

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Equity
CYP Hosts Third Year of BARWE215 – Building Anti-Racist White Educators Philadelphia
April 23, 2021

City Year’s work is founded upon 10 core values. Belief in the Power of Young People, Empathy, Social Justice for…

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Connecting students to school during COVID-19
April 22, 2021

How AmeriCorps members support and engage students during the pandemic by listening and learning

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