be_ixf;ym_202206 d_26; ct_50

Our stories

Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year Americorps members, students, partners and alumni.

Filter by
City Year AmeriCorps member smiling with student in school
Equity
City Year’s research agenda: An equity-focused learning journey
March 31, 2022

We’re sharing our new research and learning agenda and our journey to embrace an equity-focused approach as we seek to…

Read the story
Benefits & Resources
Serve for a Year, Stay for Another?
March 30, 2022

Doing one year of service with City Year is a transformational experience. But what happens when you stay for another?…

Read the story
Asset based language in City Year communities
Equity
Asset-based language mirrors the communities we serve
March 29, 2022

City Year is dedicated to adopting an asset-based approach to describe the students, schools and communities we serve.

Read the story
Our Community
Announcing City Year San Antonio’s New Executive Director
March 25, 2022

“I feel honored and humbled to step into the role of Senior Vice President & Executive Director of City Year…

Read the story
City Year AmeriCorps teaching match
Education
From “not a math person” to a City Year math learner
March 16, 2022

Cultivating math confidence in students takes a growth mindset. Learn more about City Year AmeriCorps’ approach to teaching math to…

Read the story
Our Impact
The Value of a Mentor
March 8, 2022

When I am asked to describe what ‘mentorship’ means to me, I think of City Year. I am reminded of…

Read the story
City Year AmeriCorps member virtual learning practices
Education
Pi Day: Infinite ways to celebrate the magic of circles

The circle has intrigued brilliant minds and more recently helped NASA explore Mars! Learn more about Pi and how it…

Read the story
Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Grace Lehan
March 4, 2022

On October 27th, 2021, the Team Care Force blog team (Stuart Allen, Allison Anderson, and Caitlyn Sarles) had the pleasure…

Read the story
City Year morning greeting hands in
Our Alumni
A City Year Love Story
February 11, 2022

City Year alums share inspiring words about what City Year has meant to them and their stories of falling in…

Read the story
City Year AmeriCorps service program
Education
Make a difference and discover a career with AmeriCorps
February 8, 2022

City Year AmeriCorps creates a path for young adults to gain professional experience that helps them take the next step…

Read the story
The Corps
Bank of America’s Support to CYGB Expansion
February 7, 2022

For over 30 years, Bank of America has provided critical resources in support of City Year’s holistic student-facing programming. From…

Read the story
Fabiola cleaning up an event in Miami
Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Fabiola Meza

On October 25, 2021, Allison Anderson, Stuart Allen and I were fortunate enough to interview Fabiola Meza, who served as…

Read the story
National Strategic Partners
  • AbbVie logo
  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
  • Red Nose Day logo
National Partners
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Bank of America logo
  • Celanese logo
  • CSX logo
  • NFL Inspire Change logo
  • Taco Bell Foundation logo block for footer