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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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Various landscaping tools in a wooden storage rack. An orange wheelbarrow leans against the wall beside it.
The Corps
Care Force Tools Storage Project
July 7, 2020

For most of the service year, Team Care Force is constantly in event mode; we find ourselves creating documents for…

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The Corps
Northeastern Civic Engagement Summit (NECES)
June 2, 2020

The Northeastern Civic Engagement Summit (NECES) is a conference for Civic Engagement (CE) teams across the country to come together…

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The Corps
Self-Care: Travel Edition
April 9, 2020

In previous blogs, we covered what self-care looks like in an office setting and at home. There is one final setting…

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The Corps
Self-Care: Home Edition
April 8, 2020

              Welcome to the exciting sequel in our self-care trilogy. In our first installment,…

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The Corps
Self-Care: Office Edition
April 7, 2020

“Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift…

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The Corps
Care Force Mid-Year Summit
March 26, 2020

A component of the City Year calendar is the Mid-Year Summit, where AmeriCorps members come together to reestablish expectations and…

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The Corps
Serving with BCE
March 5, 2020

There are a lot of things I’ve enjoyed so far while serving on Team Care Force. One of my favorite…

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The Corps
Team Care Force: Holiday Edition
February 17, 2020

There’s a popular phrase about how hindsight is 2020, but now, so is the present! (Cue all the 2020 vision…

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Four rows of change getting bigger next to a jar full of change. All of the piles have plants growing out of them to symbolize the increase in savings.
The Corps
Thrifty Thursday
February 12, 2020

Raise your hand if you like to save money. If you just raised your hand, keep reading. Even if you…

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Team Care Force poses at City Year HQ with City Year jackets.
The Corps
Welcome TCF 13
February 11, 2020

Welcome Team Care Force #13! Introducing the new Senior AmeriCorps members serving with Care Force 2019-2020. #TCF13   Name: Brittany…

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AT&T volunteers and students from the school paint the plywood mural. 
The Corps
AT&T Impact Day (Miami, FL) 2019
November 13, 2019

Learn about Care Force Team member Ja’Lon Eason’s experience and how Mother Nature influenced his trip.

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