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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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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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Our Community
Trust is a building block for learning
December 12, 2022

This blog is based on an AmeriCorps member training guide sponsored by Colgate, which in 2022 awarded City Year the…

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Student growth in and out of the classroom
December 6, 2022

The best thing about serving with the same students for two years is that you’re able to see a more…

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The Corps
Five cities where you can make a difference with City Year
December 1, 2022

Thinking about applying to serve with City Year, but not sure where? Well, lucky for you, City Year is serving…

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Our Impact
Reactive to Proactive | City Year San Antonio’s Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan
November 28, 2022

The 2021 – 2022 academic year marked our 25th year of partnership with the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD)….

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The Corps
Serving Today for a Better Tomorrow
November 22, 2022

Hello there! My name is Mark Nealon and I am the proud Team Leader this year at Brighton High School,…

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Buffalo Collegiate Team
Our Impact
Meet the Team: Buffalo Collegiate Charter School
November 18, 2022

Meet the 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Members who are serving with City Year at Buffalo Collegiate Charter School!

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Our Impact
Meet the Team: Charter Middle School for Applied Technologies

Meet the 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Members who are serving with City Year at Charter Middle School for Applied Technologies!

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Our Impact
Meet the Team: Persistence Preparatory Academy

Meet the 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Members who are serving with City Year at Persistence Preparatory Academy!

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City Year AmeriCorps member mid year service
The Corps
What you can expect as a mid-year AmeriCorps member
November 16, 2022

AmeriCorps members starting in January add capacity to existing City Year teams and support even more students in reaching their…

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Our Impact
City Year 101: Social-Emotional Learning and Mentorship
November 9, 2022

Students at Hartranft Elementary School eagerly greet City Year Philly AmeriCorps members.   In this new ongoing series, we’ll take…

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City Year provides social emotional support
Education
Social emotional support helps students to recover and thrive
November 8, 2022

Evidence-based solutions including social emotional support helps students and schools recover from the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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