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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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Five Free Virtual Tools to Keep Students Engaged
October 28, 2020

Without access to in-person schooling and the academic and social emotional supports that school provides, student engagement is more critical than…

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CYLA and the Wasserman Foundation team up to give back to the students of Watts
October 22, 2020

Earlier this month, the City Year Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team (CE Team), a team of AmeriCorps members who lead…

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A Virtual Service Update with CYLA!

Our City Year LA AmeriCorps members have officially been in virtual classrooms, helping our students maneuver remote learning for over two months! In…

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City Year rolls out new resources for teachers during COVID-19
September 2, 2020

City Year is releasing a collection of resources to help educators rapidly put in place equitable teaching practices that strengthen…

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Education
Equity-based Educational Research: Emerging Lessons from City Year’s work
August 31, 2020

An equity-based approach to research matters because it ensures that the research will benefit everyone. At a moment when education…

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Education
The psychological challenges for students and teachers ahead: Three immediate things we can do to help them
August 24, 2020

COVID is complicating back-to-school. But it’s also offering us an opportunity to focus on student and teacher mental health.

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Education
A Look at Language
August 18, 2020

This week, we focus on language and framing. Dr. April Baker-Bell visits!

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Our Alumni
Back to School with Positivity, Change and Solutions
August 17, 2020

City Year Jacksonville Alum, Chelsea Sanders, is now a teacher at the same school she served in. Read how she…

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Education
Keeping City Year Connected to Students
August 7, 2020

With $23M invested from some of our key partners, Connected Futures is making education obtainable for Detroit’s students.

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Education
Service Has Not Stopped. Service Just Looks Different.
August 5, 2020

Like so many districts across the country, schools in Los Angeles and Inglewood will continue with remote learning to start…

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Education
Elevating youth voice is critical for educational equity
July 22, 2020

In the pursuit of educational equity, it’s more important than ever to uplift youth voices from students and AmeriCorps members…

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Education
When classes resume, City Year will be there for students
July 8, 2020

City Year is committed to learning from partners and the communities we serve to reimagine the future of our student-level…

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