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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 alumni.

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City Year Education Pathways: University of Michigan School of Medicine
June 9, 2022

City Year Education Pathways: University of Michigan School of Medicine   It is no secret that medical school is competitive. In…

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Hour of Code At City Year Detroit
June 6, 2022

  Why isn’t my phone charging? Why isn’t my vacuum cleaner working, or how can I get my computer to…

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City Year Career Pathways Featuring Taco Bell
June 3, 2022

    Gaining valuable work experience is crucial to accelerating your career. But “work” experience may be extended to volunteering…

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Support in the Classroom
May 25, 2022

When my partner teacher first asked me to meet with Aaron every day for 30 minutes, I knew I had…

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Emerson Collective at EPA Bloomhouse
May 16, 2022

In December 2021, Care Force ventured to East Palo Alto, California to break out our yellow City Year jackets and…

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The Corps
Aramark Unites Against Poverty
May 6, 2022

In October, I had the opportunity to travel and lead volunteers from Aramark in my first ever in-person event in…

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Honoring the 2022 Idealists of the Year
April 25, 2022

City Year’s mission is fueled by a culture of idealism. At City Year, we define idealism as the belief that…

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Focus On Student Mental Health & Filling The Gaps
April 8, 2022

  Before the pandemic, mental health needs for children, adolescents, and families were considerable and, in many cases, went unmet…

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Finding Your North Star

How do we find our passion and purpose? Rebecca Irby from New Detroit has some ideas on this topic. She…

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Our Community
Spotlight on Sharif El-Mekki, City Year Philly’s 2022 Idealist of the Year
April 4, 2022

City Year Philadelphia’s annual Red Jacket Gala is coming up next month on Thursday, May 5. We’re looking forward to…

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Equity
City Year’s research agenda: An equity-focused learning journey
March 31, 2022

We’re sharing our new research and learning agenda and our journey to embrace an equity-focused approach as we seek to…

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Asset based language in City Year communities
Equity
Asset-based language mirrors the communities we serve
March 29, 2022

City Year is dedicated to adopting an asset-based approach to describe the students, schools and communities we serve.

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