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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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Lessons Learned While Serving Virtually During a Global Pandemic
May 7, 2021

Doing a year of virtual service during a global pandemic came with many challenges for City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members…

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The Importance of Near-Peer Mentors

First-year AmeriCorps member, Mary Kate Paetow-Fanning, shares about her experience supporting students through this turbulent year and how City Year…

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A Day as an AmeriCorps Member 

Learn more about what a, “day in the life of an AmeriCorps member” looks like for a member of the…

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Leaders Are Born When They Become Fearless
May 5, 2021

AmeriCorps member, Neha Sajjad shares more about her coming into City Year, with so much she didn’t know about herself,…

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Lessons Learned From My Students

First Year AmeriCorps member, Ava Masias, shares three major takeaways from her inspiring students.

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Celebrating Black History Month in the Virtual Classroom
February 24, 2021

As Black History Month comes to a close, we want to highlight some of the ways our students, AmeriCorps members,…

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City Year Milwaukee’s Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
January 26, 2021

On Monday, January 18th, City Year Milwaukee hosted our annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, hosted…

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Service Highlights from the Rockwell Automation Team
January 21, 2021

  The Rockwell Automation Team at Rogers Street Academy has been hard at work supporting students in the virtual classroom and have…

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City Year Milwaukee’s 3rd Equity Summit of the Year 
November 9, 2020

At City Year Milwaukee, AmeriCorps members and staff come together to participate in equity summits. An important part of our commitment to being an anti-racist organization…

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Johnny Bell: On Being the Change You Want to See and the Importance of Building Powerful Relationships
June 8, 2020

  Each Year, a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member is nominated by their peers for embodying the spirit of City…

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The City Year Obama Team Goes Virtual
May 27, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020 was a different kind of day for the City Year Team serving at Barack Obama School of…

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Encouraging personal responsibility in the classroom through relationship building 
May 22, 2020

Freshman year of high school is an important year for students that comes with many changes. Read about how AmeriCorps…

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