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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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Education
Feedback from key partners: teachers and principals
August 25, 2021

Our school partners are clear: they want flexibility; academic and social-emotional support for their students; and help creating positive learning…

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Our Alumni
Meet Brandon Chaderton: City Year Alum and Presidential Appointee
August 23, 2021

Whether serving with City Year, working on a political campaign, or his new role as a presidential appointee—Brandon is committed…

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Our Impact
City Year Kansas City completes service project at W.E.B. DuBois Learning Center
August 18, 2021

Each year, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of service, City Year Kansas City partners with a…

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The Corps
Making the Most of Your Corps Experience
August 17, 2021

Last Monday, August 9 marked the official first day of City Year Philadelphia’s 2021-22 service year with the start of…

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Education
The Benefits of Social Emotional Learning

By Kate Seltzer, City Year Boston AmeriCorps member ’21 “You are my other me. When I do harm to you,…

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Education
Vote to help City Year win a spot at SXSW EDU!
August 10, 2021

Your ballot counts! Take a few minutes to help City Year share its vision for advancing educational equity and supporting…

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The Corps
Introducing Team Care Force 15
August 9, 2021

Please join us in welcoming the 15th edition of Team Care Force affectionately known as TCF. Name: Alissa Cook Hometown:…

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Our Impact
Opening Week 2021
August 6, 2021

READY TO SERVE! City Year Orlando celebrates the AmeriCorps members committing a year of service to Orlando students during the…

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Education
City Year AmeriCorps members are student success coaches
August 4, 2021

Here’s what “student success coach” means to us and why we believe more schools could benefit from having this additional…

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AmeriCorps member Samantha Richard poses in the classroom with a book she plans to read to her first grade students.
The Corps
5 Things I Wish I Knew
August 3, 2021

Each year, City Year New Orleans welcomes a new group of talented and dedicated AmeriCorps members. Over their year of…

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The Corps
The Impact of Affinity Groups
August 2, 2021

  Does the term “affinity group” mean anything to you? In case it doesn’t, affinity groups are gathering opportunities for people who may share…

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Our Impact
OMYF Announced as New Team Sponsor
July 29, 2021

City Year Orlando is proud to announce Orlando Magic Youth Foundation as the new Team Sponsor at Maynard Evans High…

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National Strategic Partners
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National Partners
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