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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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Where Service Happens: Enterprise Charter School
November 16, 2021

The School Where We Serve City Year Buffalo’s first and longest-serving school partner, Enterprise Charter School (ECS), is returning for…

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Power Greeting at a New School
November 12, 2021

Power greeting is a part of the City Year culture that is seen often in the schools we serve. This…

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Our Impact
City Year Builds Relationships for Life
November 10, 2021

When I joined City Year in Fall 2016, I was unsure what to expect. Months before, I finished my last…

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The Corps
Building The Future by Going Back
October 26, 2021

If someone were to ask me what one thing is that I love about City Year, it would be that…

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The power of the yellow jacket
October 25, 2021

The yellow jacket is a legacy of trust in Sacramento, people move on but the yellow jacket persists, here’s a…

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Benefits & Resources
Deepening our impact with the Steans Family Foundation

City Year Chicago (CYCHI) is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Steans Family Foundation, a longtime supporter and advocate for the North…

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Our Impact
‘Grizz Goes Back to School’ with a special thank you to Mid-South teachers
October 20, 2021

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Grizzlies are giving back to teachers in a big way. Wednesday, September 15,  the team…

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5 reasons to live in LA

There are over 600,000 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District who need and deserve our support in order…

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Student success coaches can help students graduate
October 13, 2021

Establishing a Student Success Corps would help increase capacity in systemically under-resourced schools and help improve student engagement and graduation…

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Our Alumni
Celebrating equity champion Emerald Anderson-Ford, City Year New Hampshire ’09, ‘10
September 30, 2021

As an activist and equity strategist, Emerald has committed her life’s work to both finding joy and the liberation of…

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Our Alumni
Inspirados por cultura, servicio y la comunidad: Celebrating the Accomplishments of City Year L.A. Latinx Alumni
September 24, 2021

This Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, we’re highlighting four Latinx members of our community that inspire us and exemplify City Year values…

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Excitement back in the classroom
September 22, 2021

Going out to the yard, playing with the kiddos, and connecting with students makes me feel closer to them and…

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