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Our stories

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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Passionate Journeys: Exploring AmeriCorps Members’ Interests Outside of Service
March 30, 2023

As a City Year Philadelphia (CYP) AmeriCorps member, it’s easy to get consumed in the day-to-day of service. Having hobbies…

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Equity
Fostering men of color in education
March 29, 2023

City Year Detroit hosted a panel to discuss how increasing the number of male educators of color will help close…

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Benefits & Resources
Frequently asked questions
March 22, 2023

Here are our answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about service with City Year Seattle/King County.

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Benefits & Resources
Policies & standards

City Year’s attendance and time-off policies are in place to ensure we are fulfilling our commitments to the community.

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Benefits & Resources
Getting to know Seattle

We are so excited to have you here! From beautiful parks and beaches to museums and art galleries, Seattle is…

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Benefits & Resources
Transportation

Topics include: Commuting in Seattle Transportation benefit Using your ORCA card   Commuting in Seattle Taking public transit Buses: Buses…

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Benefits & Resources
Uniform

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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Our Community
Empowering women leaders through mentorship
March 8, 2023

City Year Little Rock kicks off our inaugural Women’s Leadership Council, a new mentoring program for our female-identifying corps members.

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Our Community
International Women’s Day
March 6, 2023

Any day of the year is the perfect opportunity to celebrate and support the women in your life. However, March…

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Our Community
The Origins of Black History Month and Why We Celebrate It

The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the…

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Our Community
Meet Community Partnerships Manager Kai Page
February 24, 2023

Meet City Year Detroit’s new Community Partnerships Manager, Kai Page, who will identify and develop local partnerships and add capacity…

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