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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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Our Impact
Community Partnership during COVID: Meeting the Needs of Students
June 7, 2021

In the midst of the many challenges of COVID, one bright spot for City Year has been the opportunity for…

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Our Alumni
Championing the work of our APIDA-Identifying Alumni
May 25, 2021

In honor of Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American Heritage Month we are celebrating our APIDA-identifying alumni and the incredible careers…

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The Corps
Spotlight on Lewis C. Cassidy School: A Recap of City Year Philly’s Virtual Visit

On Wednesday, May 12, members of the City Year Philadelphia (CYP) community gathered for the fourth and final virtual school…

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The Corps
Resources to support the mental health and well-being of our corps
May 15, 2021

Here are four ways we work to support City Year AmeriCorps member wellbeing and mental health during their service year…

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Our Community
2021 Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award Winners
May 14, 2021

City Year alumni make a difference in their communities and careers long after their year or two of service is…

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Our Community
Creating a community of care
May 13, 2021

This has been a hard year. During the pandemic, we have each navigated uncertainty and loss and, at the same…

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Our Impact
The Good within a Hard Year
May 10, 2021

A year unlike any other means as a corps we were dealing with new obstacles daily. It is easy to…

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Our Community
Meet Aldustus (A.J.) Jordan, City Year Philly’s 2021 Idealist of the Year

Aldustus (A.J.) Jordan was named Idealist of the Year at last week’s virtual Red Jacket Gala in recognition of his…

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The Corps
Leaders Are Born When They Become Fearless
May 5, 2021

AmeriCorps member, Neha Sajjad shares more about her coming into City Year, with so much she didn’t know about herself,…

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The Corps
A City Year is more than just a gap year

Alum Claire Dempsey shares her experience of taking a gap year before college to do City Year.

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The Corps
The Evolution of Packing for Virtual Events- Our Top Takeaways
April 26, 2021

Our team has spent quite a lot of time in the Lavine Civic Forum of the City Year HQ this…

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The Corps
Connecting students to school during COVID-19
April 22, 2021

How AmeriCorps members support and engage students during the pandemic by listening and learning

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