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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 Los Angeles Opening Day 2021
October 27, 2021

Earlier this month we virtually welcomed our 2021-22 AmeriCorps class, marking the official beginning of our 15th year of service in Los Angeles and Inglewood.    Our Opening Day celebration…

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The Corps
Benefits City Year AmeriCorps members receive
October 26, 2021

Want to know how you’ll be supported throughout service? Here’s a comprehensive list of the benefits and resources you’ll have…

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The Corps
Building The Future by Going Back

If someone were to ask me what one thing is that I love about City Year, it would be that…

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Our Impact
The power of the yellow jacket
October 25, 2021

The yellow jacket is a legacy of trust in Sacramento, people move on but the yellow jacket persists, here’s a…

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Benefits & Resources
Deepening our impact with the Steans Family Foundation

City Year Chicago (CYCHI) is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Steans Family Foundation, a longtime supporter and advocate for the North…

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Our Impact
‘Grizz Goes Back to School’ with a special thank you to Mid-South teachers
October 20, 2021

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Grizzlies are giving back to teachers in a big way. Wednesday, September 15,  the team…

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Benefits & Resources
5 reasons to live in LA

There are over 600,000 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District who need and deserve our support in order…

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Our Community
Introducing City Year Philly’s New 2021-22 School Partners
October 14, 2021

Fall weather is gradually settling in, and the 2021-22 school year is well underway! This year, City Year Philadelphia is…

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City Year AmeriCorps member tutoring students in ELA
The Corps
Finding meaning in a second year of service

Even after a year that presented big challenges in the form of online learning, many of our AmeriCorps members find…

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Our Impact
Student success coaches can help students graduate
October 13, 2021

Establishing a Student Success Corps would help increase capacity in systemically under-resourced schools and help improve student engagement and graduation…

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Our Community
City Year Greater Boston Announces Monica Roberts as New Executive Director
October 5, 2021

BOSTON – City Year Greater Boston, an education nonprofit that recruits young adults for a year of service in public schools, is pleased to…

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Our Alumni
Celebrating equity champion Emerald Anderson-Ford, City Year New Hampshire ’09, ‘10
September 30, 2021

As an activist and equity strategist, Emerald has committed her life’s work to both finding joy and the liberation of…

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