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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 alums.

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Our Community
The Origins of Black History Month and Why We Celebrate It
March 6, 2023

The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the…

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Our Impact
City Year 101: Literacy Tutoring
February 28, 2023

This blog was updated in January 2024 to reflect the School District of Philadelphia’s changing literacy curriculum.  AmeriCorps members at…

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students and City Year AmeriCorps members at Mabelvale Elementary School in Little Rock
Education
New resource to expand educational equity for students

Together with a core group of leading organizations that includes City Year, the National Partnership for Student Success releases a…

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Our Alumni
How a City Year Recruiter Changed My Life
February 27, 2023

After graduating from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, I was unsure of what I wanted to do. I ended…

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The Corps
Building Resilience: Lessons from Duncan Kirkwood

Three years removed from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of depression and anxiety have increased among young adults…

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Our Community
Meet Community Partnerships Manager Kai Page
February 24, 2023

Meet City Year Detroit’s new Community Partnerships Manager, Kai Page, who will identify and develop local partnerships and add capacity…

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The Corps
18-Minute Networking with Deloitte

City Year Detroit’s recent 18-Minute Networking event, sponsored by Deloitte, made forming professional connections a little easier.

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The Corps
Happy AmeriCorps Member Appreciation Month!

We would like to invite you to join us in showing our appreciation for our City Year Detroit AmeriCorps members…

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Cadence Pentheny (New Hampshire '17, '18) 2022 Distinguished Young Alum award recipient
Our Alumni
Celebrating City Year alum Cadence Pentheny
February 21, 2023

Cadence Pentheny, City Year New Hampshire ‘17, ‘18, awarded the 2022 Alumni Leadership Award for their dedication to social justice.

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The Corps
A Day in the Life Series: Tobin K-8 School Team Newsletter

Happy New Year from City Year Greater Boston’s Team Tobin! We hope you’re having a happy and healthy 2023 thus…

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The Corps
Creating Change with City Year Little Rock

I spent most of my college career studying social justice. To bring about change, we must learn about past injustices…

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City Year AmeriCorps member with student
Our Impact
City Year’s six areas of impact
February 16, 2023

As an organization committed to continuous learning, the ways in which we and our partners seek to make an impact…

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