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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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Social Emotional Learning with Asalia
April 1, 2020

Social-Emotional Learning is a way that City Year can support students in acquiring tools to better understand and navigate their…

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A Special Note from Our Executive Director

These are very uncertain times for each of us, but what we at City Year know for sure is that our belief in…

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Why I Served and Continue to Serve
March 31, 2020

  Ray Van Allen serves as an AmeriCorps member on the North Shore Elementary School team. I chose to serve…

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Business as Unusual? Yes, Please!

From the desk of Dr. Catherine Cushinberry: Many of us were thrown for a loop a few weeks ago when…

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AmeriCorps Member Spotlight

Due to COVID-19, City Year San Antonio’s (CYSA) annual Ripples of Hope Dinner, planned for April 1, 2020 was canceled….

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City Year Boston’s Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
March 30, 2020

Originally Posted 3.30.20: City Year Boston’s work looks and feels much different today than it did a few weeks ago. However, our…

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City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members at Opening Day in September, 2019
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A Day in the Life of Virtual Service
March 27, 2020

Team Leader, Mina Raj, shares more about her experience serving virtually and shares more insight on what a “day in…

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City Year San Antonio’s Response to COVID-19
March 26, 2020

As part of the City Year community, we wanted to reach out to provide an update on the impacts of…

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CSX with Operation Gratitude (Cincinnati, OH) 2019
March 24, 2020

Wednesday, October 2: Travel Day It was a nice, fall day in Boston when five of my teammates and I…

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Update: City Year Jacksonville’s Response to Covid-19
March 18, 2020

Dear City Year Jacksonville Community, The safety and well-being of the City Year community—our AmeriCorps members, students, staff members, partners…

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Julia’s Belief In The Power Of Young People
March 13, 2020

Julia’s favorite City Year value is, “belief in the power of young people.” During her year of service her own…

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Synopsys Global Volunteer Day (San Jose, CA) 2019
March 10, 2020

September was a busy month for Team Care Force (TCF) with one event after another. Our Synopsys San Jose event…

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