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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 alums.

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The Corps
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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Education
Maddy Allen – Reflecting on my time at City Year
December 11, 2023

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

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Our Impact
City Year Dallas Uplift Announcement
November 2, 2023

We are thrilled to share some exciting news regarding City Year Dallas’ continued commitment to providing invaluable support to students…

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Our Alumni
When Service Changes Your Life – Erin Willis
October 23, 2023

City Year L.A. alum, Erin Willis (’17 and ’18), shared her story of impact and reflected on her years as…

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Our Impact
Learn about a partnership to support students
October 4, 2023

A recently issued report from the National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS) shows a dramatic increase in the number of…

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Education
Igniting Passion for Literacy: Reflecting on International Literacy Day
September 7, 2023

International Literacy Day is celebrated each year on September 8 to promote literacy’s importance on the personal and community level….

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Education
Empowering Young Readers: City Year Little Rock’s Mission in K-2 Classrooms

In the heart of Little Rock, Arkansas, a powerful initiative is taking root to transform the future of education and…

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City Year AmeriCorp Member and student sitting at a table talking to each other
Education
Vote for City Year’s two panel ideas for SXSW EDU!
August 9, 2023

Your ballot counts! Help City Year bring together educators to discuss how to prioritize anti-racist research strategies in education.

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The Corps
New AmeriCorps Members Arrive for 2023-24
July 28, 2023

City Year San Antonio is thrilled to welcome our new 2023-24 AmeriCorps member class! This year we have 58 total…

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Our Alumni
ALUMNI PROFILE: Why Stefanie Vestal Always Puts Service Above Self
July 6, 2023

Written By Jewels Dabdub, AmeriCorps Member   City Year AmeriCorps Member. Senior Corps Member. Alumni Board Member. Impact Manager. Classroom…

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A City Year Buffalo AmeriCorps member and student smile and sit at a table
Education
Helping students own their learning
July 5, 2023

How can we ensure students have positive learning experiences while challenging them too? City Year encourages students to own their…

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The Corps
Leadership After City Year: A Q&A with Four 2022-23 CYP Corps Members
June 26, 2023

City Year Philly AmeriCorps members (clockwise from top left) Olivia Baptiste, Jianna Frei, Tomir Johnson, and Amina Khan speak about…

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