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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 alums.

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Our Community
City Year Philly FY21 Partnership Roundup Q2
February 16, 2021

Employees at Willis Towers Watson held a school supplies drive to benefit Sullivan and Harding students, resulting in donations of…

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Our Impact
Service Projects in the Remote World
February 12, 2021

While our ability to gather has been curtailed, it has not stopped our partners from stepping up to make a…

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The Corps
Idealist leadership after City Year goals

Whatever life after City Year holds for AmeriCorps member Emily Stillman, she will carry our value of idealism wherever she…

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The Corps
City Year Columbus: Hybrid service
February 11, 2021

With the support of Columbus City Schools, City Year Columbus has been transitioning back to hybrid service alongside students! Read…

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Education
Supporting Young Heroes
February 8, 2021

WHEN YOUNG HEROES SHOW UP, WORK HARD AND ACHIEVE, WE ALL WIN. At City Year, we believe students can reach…

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Our Community
Learn why President and CEO of CPS Energy, Paula Gold-Williams Supports City Year!
February 3, 2021

A Letter from Paula Gold-Williams, President and CEO of CPS Energy. City Year San Antonio’s 2021 Idealist of the Year…

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Our Community
Reflections on Motherhood & Working From Home
January 27, 2021

When the pandemic hit, our AmeriCorps members weren’t the only ones who shifted to working remotely. City Year Boston’s nearly 80+ employees also quickly shifted to…

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Benefits & Resources
Tips to ace job interviews from AmeriCorps mentors
January 26, 2021

The interview is a space for you to tell your prospective employer more about your background, experiences, and to express…

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Education
2020 Leadership Summit
January 20, 2021

Dive into educational equity and a recap of our Leadership Summit with Rachel Pfannes.

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City Year Service Year Advisor
Benefits & Resources
Supporting Your Pre-Service Experience
January 6, 2021

Service Year Advisors help prospective and confirmed corps members move from application to registration and are a valuable resource to…

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Benefits & Resources
5 things you should know before applying
December 16, 2020

Thinking about applying to serve with City Year AmeriCorps? Here are five key things you should consider first!

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The Corps
Meet Taco Bell’s Live Más Scholarship Winner, Clark Shimeall
December 11, 2020

Meet City Year Boston alum and Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship winner Clark Shimeall who shares about his journey with City…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners