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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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Our Community
Mental health awareness month: one recipe at a time
May 10, 2022

A City Year staff member shares how she uses baking to connect, tell stories and work through life’s toughest moments…

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Benefits & Resources
Strengthening your job application
May 4, 2022

Here are a few tips from the members of City Year’s Talent Acquisition team—the people who facilitate the hiring process…

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Our Alumni
Five education nonprofits looking for City Year alums
April 13, 2022

Looking to start a career in nonprofits after service? Here are five nonprofits that love to hire City Year alums!

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Benefits & Resources
Planning for life after City Year differs for AmeriCorps members
April 6, 2022

We encourage AmeriCorps members to reflect how they have also personally grown and stay connected with each other after graduation…

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City Year AmeriCorps gap year education and career pathways
Benefits & Resources
City Year offers high school grads college & career readiness
March 23, 2022

Not sure what you want to do after service? With City Year, you’ll receive the support you need to create…

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Benefits & Resources
City Year offers a fantastic gap year experience
March 16, 2022

If you are a recent high school graduate or a current college student unsure what to do this fall, City…

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No matter where you choose to serve, City Year AmeriCorps is a valuable experience
Benefits & Resources
Deciding where to serve your City Year
March 3, 2022

We have a new interactive map to help find information that’s most important to you about serving with City Year….

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A team of City Year AmeriCorps members stand with their hands in the center of a circle, ready to do a spirit break
Benefits & Resources
City Year to increase stipend for AmeriCorps members

To ensure more young adults can serve, City Year will be raising stipends for first year AmeriCorps members to at…

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City Year AmeriCorps member teacher pathways opportunities
Benefits & Resources
City Year teacher pathways foster joy and belonging
February 23, 2022

City Year’s Teacher Pathways program is training the next generation of diverse and equity-focused educators. Learn more about this unique…

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Our Alumni
A City Year Love Story
February 11, 2022

City Year alums share inspiring words about what City Year has meant to them and their stories of falling in…

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Our Alumni
City Year service prepared me for the Peace Corps
February 2, 2022

Learn more about serving with City Year AmeriCorps and the Peace Corps through this alum’s experience

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An AmeriCorps member watches students board school buses
Benefits & Resources
Four car-friendly City Year sites
January 18, 2022

Not all cities have robust public transit systems, so it may be best to commute by car for some sites….

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