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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 alumni.

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City Year Education Pathways: University of Michigan School of Medicine
June 9, 2022

City Year Education Pathways: University of Michigan School of Medicine   It is no secret that medical school is competitive. In…

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Hour of Code At City Year Detroit
June 6, 2022

  Why isn’t my phone charging? Why isn’t my vacuum cleaner working, or how can I get my computer to…

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City Year Career Pathways Featuring Taco Bell
June 3, 2022

    Gaining valuable work experience is crucial to accelerating your career. But “work” experience may be extended to volunteering…

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Support in the Classroom
May 25, 2022

When my partner teacher first asked me to meet with Aaron every day for 30 minutes, I knew I had…

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Emerson Collective at EPA Bloomhouse
May 16, 2022

In December 2021, Care Force ventured to East Palo Alto, California to break out our yellow City Year jackets and…

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Aramark Unites Against Poverty
May 6, 2022

In October, I had the opportunity to travel and lead volunteers from Aramark in my first ever in-person event in…

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Honoring the 2022 Idealists of the Year
April 25, 2022

City Year’s mission is fueled by a culture of idealism. At City Year, we define idealism as the belief that…

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Focus On Student Mental Health & Filling The Gaps
April 8, 2022

  Before the pandemic, mental health needs for children, adolescents, and families were considerable and, in many cases, went unmet…

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Finding Your North Star

How do we find our passion and purpose? Rebecca Irby from New Detroit has some ideas on this topic. She…

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Announcing City Year San Antonio’s New Executive Director
March 25, 2022

“I feel honored and humbled to step into the role of Senior Vice President & Executive Director of City Year…

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Back in Ballou

As it begins to get warmer, the team and I have made plans to go back to the farm, Oasis…

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A Mid-Year Reflection by TCF 15
March 18, 2022

On January 12th, 2022, Team Care Force 15 officially hit the six-month mark in our year of service. As we…

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