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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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How City Year Detroit celebrated Black History Month
March 1, 2022

We want to take a moment to both reflect on and share a few of the celebrations and learnings from…

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City Year AmeriCorps Washington DC Morning greeting
Our Impact
The six drivers of student success coaching

Student success coaching represents what we’ve learned from our decade-and-a-half of serving in schools and hope to do alongside students,…

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Our Impact
Count Day At City Year Detroit

Count Day is one of two days in the school year when student attendance helps determine how much state aid…

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Equity
Emerging Historians: A Personal Reflection on Black History Month
February 28, 2022

Someone recently asked me, “Are you able to show up to work as your authentic self?” My response was, “I…

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Our Impact
How Collaborative Partnerships Drive Student Outcomes
February 23, 2022

In a recent article from NPR, teachers across the U.S. shared their experiences as educators amid what is communally being…

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City Year AmeriCorps member teacher pathways opportunities
Benefits & Resources
City Year teacher pathways foster joy and belonging

City Year’s Teacher Pathways program is training the next generation of diverse and equity-focused educators. Learn more about this unique…

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The Corps
Black history lesson: Compassion, understanding and critical thinking
February 22, 2022

City Year AmeriCorps member Jaybazz Jacobs shares how compassion and critical thinking can unite those who don’t share the same…

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Our Impact
Boots on the Ground in Dallas
February 18, 2022

Care Force’s mission was simple: lead Aramark’s employees through a powerful day of service; but completing this goal was far…

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City Year AmeriCorps member student success coach
The Corps
Curious about serving with City Year in Kansas City, Little Rock, Memphis or Philadelphia?
February 15, 2022

Looking to support students in a vibrant new community? Here are four amazing cities where you can make a difference.

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Our Community
Drive for Success Golf Event

On Saturday, January 29, City Year Orlando hosting our annual Drive for Success Golf Tournament. This event brought together leaders…

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Our Alumni
A City Year Love Story
February 11, 2022

City Year alums share inspiring words about what City Year has meant to them and their stories of falling in…

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City Year AmeriCorps service program
Education
Make a difference and discover a career with AmeriCorps
February 8, 2022

City Year AmeriCorps creates a path for young adults to gain professional experience that helps them take the next step…

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