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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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City Year LA’s Silvia Fausto Honored at The. L.A Rams’ Latinx Heritage Month Celebration
October 26, 2022

On October 9th, The Los Angeles Rams honored City Year Los Angeles Program Manager and alum, Silvia Fausto, during their…

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Benefits & Resources
Five ways to make self-care a daily habit
October 11, 2022

Self-care has been clinically proven to improve your health, happiness and habits. However, with hundreds of blogs and social media…

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio 2022 Opening Day!
October 4, 2022

City Year San Antonio hosted its annual Opening Day, Friday, September 9th at the beautiful Magnolia Halle. The more than…

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Education
How City Year AmeriCorps grow student literacy
September 22, 2022

Literacy is the ability to read and write, but what does growing student literacy for elementary, middle or high school…

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City Year Seattle AmeriCorps member posing with Pitchbook Data volunteers for the Civic Engagement Service Day on September 6, 2022
Our Community
From Digital To Physical
September 21, 2022

What does it mean to “do service” in a world no longer bound by ones and zeroes? City Year AmeriCorps…

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City Year Sacramento Announces Cynthia Hester as New Board Chair
September 20, 2022

City Year Sacramento, an education nonprofit that recruits young adults for a year of service in public schools, is pleased…

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Our Impact
“How did you learn in school?”

Last year, while on my lunch break, I texted my mother a question: “How did you learn in school?”  My…

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Education
A Personal Reflection Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month
September 19, 2022

Picture this, scrawny Shelby with her nearly black hair long enough to sit on, scooted up as close as possible…

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio’s Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan
September 9, 2022

We created our Circle of Champions shortly after solidifying our Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan in June of 2022. These champions are strategic partners whose…

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio’s Organizational Chart
September 6, 2022

City Year San Antonio’s organizational chart gives you an overview of how our site works together to ensure student and…

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Education
Relationships are Key to Students’ Learning Recovery
September 2, 2022

National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS) supplies schools with additional ‘people power’ to help reengage students.

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Our Community
Introducing City Year Detroit’s Newest Board Member: Roz Blanck
August 30, 2022

    City Year Detroit is thrilled to welcome Roz Blanck, a long-time volunteer in the community, as the newest…

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