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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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Meet Commodore: Reflection and Preparation Ahead of Next Year’s Service
May 20, 2020

At Casimir Pulaski High School, March was a big month for students and my City Year team. On March 4th…

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Day in the Life of a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps Member

Ever wonder what a “day in the life of a City Year AmeriCorps member” looks like while serving in schools?…

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Three important lessons my students taught me
May 18, 2020

Each City Year AmeriCorps member leaves their service year with significant memories of their time spent with students. Sometimes, they…

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The power of building powerful relationships with students  
May 16, 2020

When I started my second year of service with City Year Milwaukee, I knew that building relationships with students was…

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How City Year Leadership Helps You Grow and Develop
April 5, 2020

City Year is more than a gap year; City Year is a growth year. During my year of service, I grew in many…

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Social Emotional Learning with Asalia
April 1, 2020

Social-Emotional Learning is a way that City Year can support students in acquiring tools to better understand and navigate their…

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A Day in the Life of Virtual Service
March 27, 2020

Team Leader, Mina Raj, shares more about her experience serving virtually and shares more insight on what a “day in…

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Julia’s Belief In The Power Of Young People
March 13, 2020

Julia’s favorite City Year value is, “belief in the power of young people.” During her year of service her own…

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Rufus King International Middle School Hosts Third Annual Whole School Data Chats
March 9, 2020

It is the beginning of the second semester for our students here at Rufus King International Middle School. Grades for…

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Kainat’s Journey To Make Math Make Sense
March 1, 2020

  One of my first days in my reading class, a 6th grade student, Annalise* stood out to me as an intelligent, kindhearted leader. She…

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Teacher Appreciation: Meet Mr. Morris
February 15, 2020

Typically, when individuals are asked about the best teacher they had, they think of an actual teacher they had when…

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Meet the Parry Family
February 12, 2020

  On Monday, January 20th, more than 400 volunteers joined City Year Milwaukee for a day of service at Lancaster…

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