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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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Building a Beloved, Bilingual Community in Philadelphia
February 18, 2021

Our City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools to promote educational equity as student success coaches. Learn more about service…

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Our Community
City Year Philly FY21 Partnership Roundup Q2
February 16, 2021

Employees at Willis Towers Watson held a school supplies drive to benefit Sullivan and Harding students, resulting in donations of…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Amy Rencher
February 15, 2021

Karli, Eric, Molly and I were very thankful for Amy taking time out of her busy schedule to speak with…

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Our Impact
Service Projects in the Remote World
February 12, 2021

While our ability to gather has been curtailed, it has not stopped our partners from stepping up to make a…

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The Corps
Staying Motivated During the Virtual Workday

City Year Philly staff and AmeriCorps members Egypt Worthy (top left), Grant Draughn (top right), Kylie Brazil (bottom left), and…

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The Corps
Idealist LACY Goals

This blog started as a commentary on my job search after City Year. When I graduated from college last year,…

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Our Impact
Oasis On Ballou

This year has been anything but easy, luckily, we were able to make the most of it and serve our…

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The Corps
City Year Columbus: Hybrid Service
February 11, 2021

With the support of Columbus City Schools, City Year Columbus has been transitioning back to hybrid service alongside students! Read…

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The Corps
A year like no other: supporting students during COVID-19
February 9, 2021

While service looks different at each of City Year’s 29 U.S. sites during COVID-19, connecting with students remains the priority…

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Little Caesars Pizza Kits!
The Corps
National Pizza Day

February is off to a good start now that it is National Pizza Day! It is the moment that most…

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Education
Supporting Young Heroes
February 8, 2021

WHEN YOUNG HEROES SHOW UP, WORK HARD AND ACHIEVE, WE ALL WIN. At City Year, we believe students can reach…

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Our Impact
Building a Beloved Community: A Recap of MLK Day 2021
February 4, 2021

Brianna Moran, Senior AmeriCorps Member, shares a drawing depicting a mentoring relationship with one of her students at Southwark School.   …

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