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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 alums.

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City Year commemorates MLK Day across the country
January 19, 2024

This year would have marked Dr. King’s 95th birthday. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service commemorates his legacy,…

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Jordan Kulbarsh, City Year Story of Impact
January 16, 2024

In the spring of 2019, I was a soon to be graduate of Ohio State University with too much ambition…

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3 ways student success coaches help schools thrive
January 11, 2024

Student success coaches (SSCs) are young people, ages 17 to 25, who serve with City Year on teams as tutors,…

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Our Alumni
Derrick L. Coles, City Year Alumni Testimonial
January 10, 2024

I’m still determining the exact year I started serving with City Year, but I’m positive that I served for two…

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Top 5 Reasons to Join City Year New Hampshire
January 4, 2024

A year of service with City Year is impactful for communities and transformative for the young people who serve. As…

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The Corps
Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship: Tips and Tricks
December 21, 2023

Taco Bell’s Live Más Scholarship application is now open until Jan. 3, 2023, and young adults ages 16-24—including City Year…

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Serving with City Year right out of high school
December 19, 2023

If you’re not exactly sure what you want to do after high school, you’re not alone. That doesn’t mean your…

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Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Ramirez
December 12, 2023

Meet City Year New Orleans alum Jessica Ramirez! Jessica served as an AmeriCorps member at the Baptist Community Ministries team…

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#WhyIStillServe with City Year LA – Kimberly Renderos
December 11, 2023

There is no going back to who you were after experiencing the impact of a service year with City Year….

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Education
Maddy Allen – Reflecting on my time at City Year

Reflecting on my Time at City Year Maddy Allen ’17 Upon reflecting on my time at City Year, I realized…

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Benefits & Resources
City Year application tips

Here at City Year, we want to make our application process as smooth as possible. Here’s a checklist of application…

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Our Impact
$55,000 Raised at City Year Detroit’s Leadership Breakfast
November 29, 2023

  City Year Detroit’s Leadership Breakfast brought together local leaders from the business, education, and philanthropic sectors to discuss education…

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