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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 alums.

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Why I still serve
September 12, 2018

We are fired up and back in schools! For many City Year AmeriCorps members, their first year of service is…

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Heart of Florida United Way Team serving at Oak Ridge High School
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City Year welcomes Heart of Florida United Way as Team Sponsor
August 29, 2018

City Year Orlando Americorps members serving at Oak Ridge High School will proudly wear the Heart of Florida United Way…

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City Year AmeriCorps members planning with a teacher in a classroom
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Starbucks invests in opportunities for all
August 24, 2018

City Year Orlando is proud to be selected as a recipient of The Starbucks Foundation’s 2018 Opportunity for All grant,…

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city year americorps members in a classroom helping students who are working with their desks pushed together
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The impact of City Year
August 7, 2018

City Year’s impact as told by Brandan, a student who was directly served by City Year in a classroom in…

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Paolo Aligada gives double thumbs-up while standing in front of a whiteboard covered in lesson plan strategies.
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Our students have so much to offer and teach us.
June 28, 2018

In the same way City Year San José/Silicon Valley AmeriCorps members serve students, our students have so much to offer and teach…

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and City Year Partnership

In April, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced a partnership with City Year to launch HMH Classroom Corps, a unique multi-tiered program…

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Westgate employees hold a sign that says $1,000,000 to signify this milestone
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Westgate Resorts Foundation Invests in Strong Families, Strong Workforce Mission
January 1, 2018

In November 2017, Westgate Resorts Foundation announced its investment of $1 million in grants for various nonprofits in Central Florida to continue its Strong Families, Strong Workforce…

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student is talking through a work assignment with an AmeriCorps member in the classroom
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Investing in relationships: how one Cleveland high school “moves the needle” for students
September 5, 2017

Maddie DeLong built a number of special relationships with students during her service year as a City Year Cleveland AmeriCorps…

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Mentoring students: a two-way street
July 31, 2017

City Year Providence AmeriCorps alumnus Justin Roias knows firsthand how positive relationships with caring adults can help children succeed as…

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AmeriCorps members dancing and singing into a microphone
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MLK Day: Making a difference to 3,000 Chicago students
January 19, 2017

This year, City Year Chicago’s Civic Engagement team organized a spectacular day of service at the Marie Curie Metropolitan High…

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Champion Profile: Dr. Darienne Driver
May 19, 2016

Dr. Darienne Driver has led Wisconsin’s largest school district since she was appointed in 2014 at age 36, making her…

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