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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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The Benefits of Social Emotional Learning
August 17, 2021

By Kate Seltzer, City Year Boston AmeriCorps member ’21 “You are my other me. When I do harm to you,…

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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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Our Community
An Interview with PA State Representative Jordan Harris, City Year Champion
July 26, 2021

City Year Philadelphia Executive Director Darryl Bundrige (left) and PA State Representative Jordan Harris (right) show off their iconic red…

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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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Benefits & Resources
4 ways to stretch your AmeriCorps stipend
July 20, 2021

When you’re living on an AmeriCorps stipend, every penny counts. To help you make the most of your bi-weekly stipend,…

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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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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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Our Community
City Year Philly FY21 Partnership Roundup Q4
July 12, 2021

Compass Pro Bono Consultant Project Strengthens Board Development & Engagement Compass recently completed a year-long pro-bono consulting project with our…

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