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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 City Year San Antonio’s Newest Board Members
December 22, 2021

Erv Lessel Managing Director, Deloitte Erv Lessel is a Deloitte Consulting Managing Director located in San Antonio, Texas. He is…

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Education
One-on-One Time Can Make All The Difference

At the beginning of the school year, I was finding it hard to connect with a fourth-grade student I was…

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Our Community
Kingdom For Kids Playground Build
November 22, 2021

City Year San Antonio and the Rotary Club of San Antonio hosted the Kingdom for Kids Playground Build this past weekend, on Saturday, November 20th….

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Education
Breakfast for Champions Event Recap

City Year San Antonio hosted our Breakfast for Champions Event presented by Valero on Thursday, November 11th. The event was the…

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The Corps
Donate to CYSA’s AmeriCorps Member Food Pantry
April 19, 2021

The CYSA Food Pantry needs to be replenished for our incoming AmeriCorps members. Consider donating any item(s) on CYSA’s Amazon…

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The Corps
Reflecting on my Service Year
April 7, 2021

      As I look back on this unique year of service, I feel grateful. My City Year experience…

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The Corps
12 Days of Christmas
December 14, 2020

Joining City Year in the middle of a global pandemic has felt like jumping into the deep end. As educators…

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The Corps
Serving on a Budget: Eating Well on a City Year Stipend
December 4, 2020

Let’s be real. Living on a City Year stipend can be tough. Considering all the monthly fees for things such…

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The Corps
Diversity, Equity & My Experience
November 16, 2020

  As we work with students to be successful inside and outside of the classroom, we also work with them to be open-minded and…

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The Corps
Navigating Virtual Service
October 20, 2020

  Coming into City Year where the focus was student’s education came with a rollercoaster of emotions. You start to…

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The Corps
Learning to Adapt
October 15, 2020

If there is one thing that we can always count on in life, it is change. Seasons change, people change,…

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The Corps
If Three’s a Crowd, Four’s a Family
October 6, 2020

Are you thinking about living alone during your service in City Year? If yes, I highly encourage you to think…

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