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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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Equity
How City Year centers equity and community in research
April 17, 2023

As City Year centers equity in our research work, we’ve defined and adjusted new capacities: community-based action research, trend forecasting…

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Our Impact
City Year 101: Math Interventions and Tutoring
April 14, 2023

In this ongoing series, we’re taking a deep dive into various areas of City Year Philadelphia’s (CYP’s) work with students….

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Our Community
Passionate Journeys: Exploring AmeriCorps Members’ Interests Outside of Service
March 30, 2023

As a City Year Philadelphia (CYP) AmeriCorps member, it’s easy to get consumed in the day-to-day of service. Having hobbies…

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The Corps
More Than a Thank You
March 29, 2023

March brings about a sense of change and newness, but for City Year AmeriCorps members, March remains the same every…

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Our Impact
Meet Impact Coach Deanne Austin

  Meet City Year Detroit’s newest Impact Coach, Deanne Austin! Impact Coaches are the instructional experts who work with AmeriCorps…

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Equity
Fostering Men of Color in Education

By: Elias Khoury, City Year Detroit AmeriCorps member serving Bethune Elementary-Middle School  One reason behind the racial achievement gap is…

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The Corps
To JA Fair’s ACMs: A Message of Gratitude
March 28, 2023

For ACM Appreciation Month, J.A. Fair’s Impact Manager Skyler Matthias took this opportunity to share his appreciation for his team:…

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The Corps
Serving students at a time when they need us the most
March 23, 2023

My name is Elizabeth Geiser, and I am a Senior AmeriCorps member serving at Tech Boston Academy in Dorchester Massachusetts….

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Benefits & Resources
Frequently asked questions
March 22, 2023

Topics include: When will I get paid? How many hours should I expect to work each day? Are we required…

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The Corps
Day in the life

Topics include: Wondering what your year of service will look like? Our partner schools for 2022-2023 What’s special at City…

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Benefits & Resources
Policies & standards

Topics include: Attendance policy Commitment to diversity, belonging, inclusion and equity Covid-19 policy   Attendance policy City Year’s attendance and…

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Benefits & Resources
Getting to know Seattle

Topics include: Welcome to Seattle Museums for all Outdoor activities   Welcome to Seattle! We are so excited to have…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners