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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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Ruth Durrell: I Wish You an Abundance of Water
June 9, 2021

Spirit of City Year award winner, Ruth Durrell, shares powerful remarks during City Year Milwaukee’s virtual graduation ceremony. Read on.

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Community Partnership during COVID: Meeting the Needs of Students
June 7, 2021

In the midst of the many challenges of COVID, one bright spot for City Year has been the opportunity for…

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Education
Trusting relationships fuel City Year’s work in Memphis
June 1, 2021

The trusting relationships City Year Memphis created with AmeriCorps members and school partners led to deeper collaboration during the pandemic.

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Education
Sharing City Year’s innovation work
May 27, 2021

Working with partners to design equitable learning environments is an important part of City Year’s innovation and school design efforts.

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Our Alumni
Championing the work of our APIDA-Identifying Alumni
May 25, 2021

In honor of Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American Heritage Month we are celebrating our APIDA-identifying alumni and the incredible careers…

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The Corps
Spotlight on Lewis C. Cassidy School: A Recap of City Year Philly’s Virtual Visit

On Wednesday, May 12, members of the City Year Philadelphia (CYP) community gathered for the fourth and final virtual school…

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Transitioning to Hybrid Learning
May 24, 2021

The first two weeks of in-person/hybrid service were definitely challenging as I juggled teaching students virtually and in the classroom….

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Creating a Virtual Escape Room

    In the beginning of February, Team Care Force collaborated on a service event with the City Year HQ Development Team. We showcased four kinds of virtual service projects for potential corporate partners to share with their…

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City Year AmeriCorps members ready to work with students
Equity
Supporting schools with the help of Red Nose Day

Get ready to put your digital #NosesOn to help Red Nose Day raise funds that support students, teachers and AmeriCorps…

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Education
The Psychological Challenges for Students and Teachers Ahead
May 19, 2021

Three immediate things we can do to help students and teachers

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Our Impact
Community Giving with Five Star Bank

Five Star Bank has been a long-time supporter of City Year Sacramento and this year chose to make a deeper…

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Partnering with SMUD to teach students the importance of sustainability
May 17, 2021

City Year Sacramento is grateful to have a strong and ongoing partnership with Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD). They have…

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