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Our stories

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 Alumni
Life after City Year with Kristy
December 15, 2020

I applied for City Year senior year of college, knowing that I eventually wanted to go to graduate school to…

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Benefits & Resources
Networking outside my comfort zone
December 9, 2020

While my intentions are to pursue a career in education, this networking event pushed me to reflect on the wide…

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Our Impact
Success stories from digital service: Building an attendance game room
November 20, 2020

This month, the Earl Warren team has put together a virtual game room for our school as an incentive for…

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The Corps
Q&A with Riley Henry, First Year AmeriCorps Member
September 23, 2020

I hope to serve the students to the best of my abilities, give them the resources they need to succeed,…

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Our Alumni
Life after City Year with Mack
August 19, 2020

My name is Mack and I was the Team Leader at St. HOPE from 2018-2019. I now work at UC…

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The Corps
What does a training day look like?
July 23, 2020

Learning and Development (L&D) days are a breath of fresh air from a busy work week serving in a middle…

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The Corps
Preparing for a new Corps

The summer season is always a busy time for our staff as we prepare for the new City Year Sacramento…

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Our Impact
Our work toward being an Anti-Racist Organization
June 25, 2020

I feel it must be said again, we are making a commitment – City Year aspires to be an anti-racist…

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The Corps
What’s in a City Year experience?
May 19, 2020

My time with City Year has simultaneously been the hardest and most rewarding year of my life. The long exhausting…

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Our Impact
Service in the Virtual Classroom

Our new reality has led to us adapting quickly and partnering closely with our school administrators and teachers.  Through this partnership, we’ve identified key…

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The Corps
Day in the Life: Mr. H
February 27, 2020

First Year AmeriCorps Member Mr. H takes us through a typical day of service at Sacramento Charter High School.

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The Corps
Day in the Life: Mrs. Basuil
February 26, 2020

Returning AmeriCorps Member Mrs. Basuil takes us through a typical day of service at PS7 Middle School in Sacramento.

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