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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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Trust is a building block for learning
December 12, 2022

This blog is based on an AmeriCorps member training guide sponsored by Colgate, which in 2022 awarded City Year the…

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Student growth in and out of the classroom
December 6, 2022

The best thing about serving with the same students for two years is that you’re able to see a more…

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Catching up and keeping up in the classroom
November 30, 2022

Student learning involves a combination of “catching up” and “keeping up” in the classroom. Here is how City Year AmeriCorps…

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City Year Detroit announces New Board Chair: Tonya Adair
November 29, 2022

City Year has been in the midst of a leadership transition as we begin the 2022-23 school year, welcoming a…

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Red Jacket Ceremony at City Year Detroit

  On October 28, 2023, City Year Detroit AmeriCorps members participated in a Red Jacket Ceremony. My name is Mary…

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Reactive to Proactive | City Year San Antonio’s Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan
November 28, 2022

The 2021 – 2022 academic year marked our 25th year of partnership with the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD)….

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City Year’s Circle of Champions
November 20, 2022

City Year San Antonio created our Circle of Champions to support our strategic Five-Year Pandemic Recovery plan. Our Champions are…

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Meet the Team: Buffalo Collegiate Charter School
November 18, 2022

Meet the 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Members who are serving with City Year at Buffalo Collegiate Charter School!

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Meet the Team: Charter Middle School for Applied Technologies

Meet the 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Members who are serving with City Year at Charter Middle School for Applied Technologies!

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Meet the Team: Persistence Preparatory Academy

Meet the 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Members who are serving with City Year at Persistence Preparatory Academy!

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City Year 101: Social-Emotional Learning and Mentorship
November 9, 2022

Students at Hartranft Elementary School eagerly greet City Year Philly AmeriCorps members.   In this new ongoing series, we’ll take…

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Events Are Back at City Year Detroit!
November 4, 2022

Many nonprofits, like City Year Detroit, host events to invite new and current champions to learn more about the organization…

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