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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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The Corps
The Extraordinary Eight- Meet The Care Force Senior Corps
September 4, 2020

Name: Avery Brick  Hometown: Columbus, OH  Previous City Year site, school and grade: Chicago, IL, Collins Academy, 9th grade    Why did you want to…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight – Alexis Smith
September 2, 2020

Originally from Midlothian, Virginia, Alexis Smith attended the University of Virginia. She then served in Philadelphia at Feltonville School of…

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Education
City Year rolls out new resources for teachers during COVID-19

City Year is releasing a collection of resources to help educators rapidly put in place equitable teaching practices that strengthen…

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Our Impact
Meet our Board: Parvathy Hariharan
September 1, 2020

Get to know our City Year Detroit Board Members!

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Education
Equity-based Educational Research: Emerging Lessons from City Year’s work
August 31, 2020

An equity-based approach to research matters because it ensures that the research will benefit everyone. At a moment when education…

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The Corps
Learning Moments
August 28, 2020

What is a learning moment? It is a time have a new experience that leads to growth. Care Force is…

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Education
The psychological challenges for students and teachers ahead: Three immediate things we can do to help them
August 24, 2020

COVID is complicating back-to-school. But it’s also offering us an opportunity to focus on student and teacher mental health.

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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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Education
A Look at Language
August 18, 2020

This week, we focus on language and framing. Dr. April Baker-Bell visits!

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Our Alumni
Back to School with Positivity, Change and Solutions
August 17, 2020

City Year Jacksonville Alum, Chelsea Sanders, is now a teacher at the same school she served in. Read how she…

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Our Impact
Honoring and Remembering Dee Dee Reilly
August 13, 2020

“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” – Isaac Newton Isaac…

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Benefits & Resources
City Year Partners with Hulu for A Virtual Career Week Event

From August 3rd-7th, City Year partnered with Hulu to offer a career and professional development experience like no other! This…

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