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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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Leading Through Tough Times: An Interview with City Year Philly’s Executive Director, Darryl Bundrige
May 3, 2020

No one could have predicted it. A health pandemic so severe it brings the entire globe, the entire international community,…

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Service Beyond the Classroom – Get to Know CYP’s Civic Engagement Team
April 24, 2020

In 1988 Michael Brown and Alan Khazei, founders of City Year, established the organization on the idea that one person…

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Q3 Partnership Highlights
April 22, 2020

Q3 Partnership Highlights   Year in and year out the work that City Year can accomplish is made possible by a strong…

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AmeriCorps Member Spotlight: Meet Mid-Year AmeriCorps Member Anthony Smith
April 13, 2020

For City Year “Mid-Year” AmeriCorps members, the City Year experience can be tough. Joining in the middle of the service…

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Q2 Partner Highlights
February 12, 2020

Q2 Partner Highlights  City Year Philadelphia’s work is made possible thanks to organizations and community partners across the city who often…

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Board Member Spotlight – Nolan Tully
February 5, 2020

    For Nolan Tully, a City Year Philadelphia (CYP) Associate Board member and a Partner at Philadelphia headquartered law…

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MLK Day of Service 2020: Double the service, double the impact
January 21, 2020

Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t…

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Giving Tuesday – One Pie = One Step Towards Student Progress
December 5, 2019

After a plate full of turkey on Thanksgiving and finding big-box deals on Black Friday comes the national day of giving…

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Men of Color Throughout the City Year Network Meet in Philadelphia for Annual EdFest Conference
October 29, 2019

Of all the educators nationwide, whether it be elementary, middle, high school, or university, Black males only represent 2% of…

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City Year AmeriCorps members work with students in and out of school
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Hoops and mentoring basketball tournament
October 23, 2019

From cheerleading and basketball, to science, dance, and even film-making club, City Year’s work isn’t just done during the school…

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City Year and the chocolate factory

On April 10, Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary served as the competition ground for City Year Philly’s annual Site Wide Math…

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Three Corpsmembers lead a room of volunteers in physical training.
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MLK Day of Service 2019
January 29, 2019

On Monday, January 21, frigid winter temperatures were no match for nearly 1,000 volunteers who turned out for City Year…

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