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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 Corps
A Day in the Life Series: Tobin K-8 School Team Newsletter
February 21, 2023

Happy New Year from City Year Greater Boston’s Team Tobin! We hope you’re having a happy and healthy 2023 thus…

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The Corps
Creating Change with City Year Little Rock

I spent most of my college career studying social justice. To bring about change, we must learn about past injustices…

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City Year AmeriCorps member with student
Our Impact
City Year’s six areas of impact
February 16, 2023

As an organization committed to continuous learning, the ways in which we and our partners seek to make an impact…

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Jay Barth
Our Community
City Year Little Rock Adds Jay Barth to Board
February 14, 2023

  City Year Little Rock today announced Jay Barth, Ph.D. has joined its board. With his nearly three decades of…

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Our Alumni
City Year Philly Love Stories

For many City Year Philadelphia (CYP) AmeriCorps members, the relationships formed through their year of service can have a lifechanging…

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City Year AmeriCorps member with student at school
The Corps
Impact Managers make a difference

Impact Managers are an integral part of the City Year experience and offer Corps members support and build trusting relationships…

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The Corps
It’s all about the AmeriCorps Experience
February 3, 2023

When you join City Year, you work alongside a team to create learning environments where all students can succeed. As…

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Our Impact
City Year Detroit Connects with Code

  There are nearly 700,000 open computing jobs in the US, but only 80,000 computer science students graduated into the…

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The Corps
Reflecting on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service emphasizes the importance of a cause greater than self. This Martin Luther…

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Our Impact
City Year Seattle / King County’s Plan to Support Students’ Pandemic Rebound & Strengthen the AmeriCorps Experience
February 1, 2023

City Year Seattle/King County’s plan to support students’ pandemic rebound and how they will strengthen the AmeriCorps experience.

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The Corps
City Year Little Rock Mid-Year Summit

Back to the Basics- 2023 In the first week of January, Little Rock AmeriCorps Members took it Back to the…

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The Corps
Balancing a part-time job with your service year: A guide to working while serving
January 30, 2023

First-Year ACM Taryn Painter (back row, second from left) with her Kensington High School team. To support AmeriCorps members, City…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners