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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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Taking Breaks with City Year
December 21, 2021

I have an 8th grade student in my third period who is often filled with energy, and sitting still in…

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City Year AmeriCorps member service volunteer teaching
Benefits & Resources
How to use your Segal Education Award

Did you know that one of the key benefits AmeriCorps members receive is access to the Segal Education Award to…

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Service Coming Full Circle in the South Bronx
December 14, 2021

  Meet Marc! He’s a former CYNY student turned CYNY AmeriCorps member. Marc is a Bronx native who went to…

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A team of City Year AmeriCorps members stand with their hands in the center of a circle, ready to do a spirit break
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Get registration day ready with City Year
December 9, 2021

You’ve accepted the invitation to serve, but now what? Here’s what you need to know about registration day at City…

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City Year in the classroom
Benefits & Resources
Five exclusive City Year college scholarships
November 30, 2021

Thinking about college after City Year service? Here are five exclusive scholarships that help you achieve your education goals after…

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Our Impact
Celebrating World Kindness Week 2021 with Snapchat and City Year Los Angeles
November 23, 2021

Earlier this month our Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team teamed up with our partners at Snapchat for World Kindness Week…

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Our Community
Kingdom For Kids Playground Build
November 22, 2021

City Year San Antonio and the Rotary Club of San Antonio hosted the Kingdom for Kids Playground Build this past weekend, on Saturday, November 20th….

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Education
Breakfast for Champions Event Recap

City Year San Antonio hosted our Breakfast for Champions Event presented by Valero on Thursday, November 11th. The event was the…

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Our Impact
Impact And Eggs 2021
November 21, 2021

On November 8th, 2021 City Year Milwaukee hosted our annual Impact and Eggs Event. The following remarks were delivered by…

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Hannah and fellow ACMs Martha & Risa
Our Impact
My Red Jacket Dedication: To Dr. Roche, Professor and Mentor
November 20, 2021

At the start of each year, each City Year site holds a Red Jacket Dedication ceremony where every City Year…

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Education
Social-Emotional Learning Support with Dr. Robert Balfanz
November 18, 2021

What is necessary for students to thrive in education? The idea of what students need to succeed both in the…

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Our Community
Where Service Happens: Buffalo Collegiate Charter School
November 17, 2021

The School Where We Serve Buffalo Collegiate Charter School (BCCS) was founded in 2018, originally working with grades 4 and…

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