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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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Former Care Force ACM Carlos Corona with mask on
Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Carlos Corona
March 1, 2021

On Thursday October 22, 2020 my fellow teammates Karli Swensen, Avery Brick and I interviewed former City Year Sacramento (’12-13′)…

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Hour of Code Post
Education
Noble Elementary Presents an Hour of Code
February 27, 2021

Computer science education week kicks off December 7-12th at many schools around the world and this week Detroit’s Noble Elementary…

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The Corps
Equity Summit Four: Big Citizenship
February 26, 2021

At City Year Milwaukee, AmeriCorps members and staff come together to participate in equity summits. An important part of our…

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City Year DC tutoring and mentoring
Education
We Need More Black Educators
February 24, 2021

Thanks first must go to Historian Carter G. Woodson for creating Negro History Week in 1926 to celebrate the profound…

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Our Impact
Celebrating Black History Month in the Virtual Classroom

As Black History Month comes to a close, we want to highlight some of the ways our students, AmeriCorps members,…

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Our Impact
Building Virtual Community

Brain breaks are half-hour sessions led by ACMs and provide a fun, non-academic space for students to hang out and…

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Our Community
A Conversation with City Year LA Board Co-Chair Mattie McFadden-Lawson
February 23, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, City Year AmeriCorps member Aysia-Marie Perkins sat down virtually with our Board Co-Chair Mattie…

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Our Alumni
Leadership After City Year: Celebrating Black Excellence Among our Alumni

In celebration of Black History Month, we are featuring our incredible alumni, modern day heroes who continue to change the world. Keep reading to get to…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Egypt Worthy
February 22, 2021

Karli, Eric and I were very excited and thankful to get to speak with Egypt Worthy over Microsoft Teams on…

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City Year in person and virtual learning
The Corps
How to mentor like a pro

Learn more about City Year’s emphasis on mentorship. Becoming a good mentor takes practice, listening and reflection.

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City Year team promoting educational equity
The Corps
Building a Beloved, Bilingual Community in Philadelphia
February 18, 2021

Our City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools to promote educational equity as student success coaches. Learn more about service…

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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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