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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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Uniform
March 22, 2023

Topics include: Why do we wear uniforms? Uniform pieces Do I have to wear the uniform every day? When will…

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Two City Year Tulsa AmeriCorps members prepare to greet students as the buses arrive
Benefits & Resources
FAQs about the Continuation of Service Benefit

City Year strives to offer continued support to its AmeriCorps members. Read on to learn more about our new Continuation…

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The Corps
Balancing a part-time job with your service year: A guide to working while serving
January 30, 2023

First-Year ACM Taryn Painter (back row, second from left) with her Kensington High School team. To support AmeriCorps members, City…

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Five City Year AmeriCorps members with their thumbs up in a classroom
Benefits & Resources
Support student well-being as a school social worker
January 24, 2023

Serving with City Year can help lay the foundation for a career in social work. Learn more about service with…

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City Year AmeriCorps mentor with students
Benefits & Resources
Five qualities that will make you a great mentor
January 17, 2023

City Year AmeriCorps members make great mentors for the students we serve. Learn more about what it takes to be…

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A group of AmeriCorps members in the city cross the street in the crosswalk.
Our Alumni
City Year can prepare you for a career in change management
January 6, 2023

Learn to be a change agent during service with City Year AmeriCorps for a potential career in change management.

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The Corps
The Impact of Service
December 13, 2022

One of the most interesting parts of service is the people that you meet along the way. From the staff…

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City Year AmeriCorps mug on a desk
Benefits & Resources
Commonly asked questions about student loans
October 26, 2022

Helpful tips on how City Year AmeriCorps members can navigate student loan repayment during and after service.

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Benefits & Resources
Five ways to make self-care a daily habit
October 11, 2022

Self-care has been clinically proven to improve your health, happiness and habits. However, with hundreds of blogs and social media…

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City Year AmeriCorps Career Resources Events
Benefits & Resources
Five career tools gained through City Year service
August 30, 2022

City Year can support AmeriCorps members develop skills they need to help prepare them for a career.

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City Year AmeriCorps team
Benefits & Resources
Five tips to start the school year strong
August 9, 2022

Prepare for the first day of school with these five tips that City Year AmeriCorps members use to start the…

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Serve with City Year in Los Angeles or Sacramento to receive a larger Segal award
Benefits & Resources
Serve with City Year in California & receive a larger Segal award
June 1, 2022

Looking for a way to maximize your Segal Education Award? You should think about serving with us in Los Angeles…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners