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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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Why I chose to serve with City Year Milwaukee 
February 9, 2020

Learn why City Year Milwaukee Team Leader, Shontrice, decided to do a year of service and how her students inspire…

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AmeriCorps member spotlight: Meet Lakeisha Allen
January 21, 2020

Meet Lakeisha Allen, City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member, and learn more about her through her poem, “I am… I was.” 

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City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member at college graduation
The Corps
How a gap year can help you find your calling
January 15, 2020

Learn more about one City Year AmeriCorps member’s journey through a gap year in national service, university, and finding their…

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The Corps
Building community at Basic Training Retreat
October 23, 2019

It was the morning of Wednesday, August 14th when the City Year Milwaukee corps boarded three buses and rode to…

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The Corps
Why I applied to serve with City Year Milwaukee

Some corps members want to give back to their community, some want to mentor and tutor students, some were inspired…

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The Corps
Why I serve in the city that raised me

My name is Fernie Torres and I proudly serve as a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member on the Julia A….

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The Corps
Five Lessons from a Returning AmeriCorps Member

My name is Alexis Jefferson, and I proudly serve as a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member on the Rockwell Automation…

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