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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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Team Care Force 15 in the Boardroom at City Year HQ in Boston
The Corps
Introducing Team Care Force 15
August 9, 2021

Please join us in welcoming the 15th edition of Team Care Force affectionately known as TCF. Name: Alissa Cook Hometown:…

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Our Impact
Opening Week 2021
August 6, 2021

READY TO SERVE! City Year Orlando celebrates the AmeriCorps members committing a year of service to Orlando students during the…

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AmeriCorps member Samantha Richard poses in the classroom with a book she plans to read to her first grade students.
The Corps
5 Things I Wish I Knew
August 3, 2021

Each year, City Year New Orleans welcomes a new group of talented and dedicated AmeriCorps members. Over their year of…

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The Corps
The Impact of Affinity Groups
August 2, 2021

  Does the term “affinity group” mean anything to you? In case it doesn’t, affinity groups are gathering opportunities for people who may share…

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City Year AmeriCorps members and alumni in school
Our Alumni
Meet educator and City Year alum Bianca Lynch (Washington D.C. ’03)
July 23, 2021

“The structure of City Year is something that I try to bring into not only my classroom, but my personal…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Service Event and Reunion – Event Day
July 19, 2021

Part #1: Opening Ceremony This Alumni event was such a new experience for Care Force, finally after years we were…

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Dre Thomas City Year and Smile on me
Our Alumni
Celebrating City Year alum and nonprofit founder Dre Thomas
July 13, 2021

Learn more about Dre Thomas, a City Year alum who is constantly pushing the envelope and expanding the reach and…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: Luke Hostetter (‘09), Principal of Baldi Middle School

Luke Hostetter, Principal of Baldi Middle School, served as an AmeriCorps Team Leader with City Year Philly in 2008-2009. He…

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City Year in school service reading with students
The Corps
Reflections from multiple years of service
July 7, 2021

Vanessa is a 3rd year City Year Corps member with a wonderful perspective on supporting her community. Learn more about…

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Our Alumni
Preparation for the First Annual Alumni Service Event and Reunion
July 5, 2021

  This past year we wanted to engage with Team Care Force and Staff Alumni, so our team put together…

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Our Impact
Making Service to Students Possible
June 25, 2021

City Year Orlando is grateful to Heart of Florida United Way for their continued investment and partnership in our work…

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service
The Corps
National service can help young people find jobs
June 23, 2021

National service like City Year will be more important than ever for young adults navigating a changing and recovering labor…

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