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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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Akin Gump in Action (East Harlem, NY) 2019
February 12, 2020

Akin Gump in Action Chronicle (East Harlem, NY) 2019 “Oh my goodness! I get to go to New York?!” I…

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A walkie talkie and a carpenter square sit on several piles of lumber.
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AT&T Impact Day (Trenton, NJ) 2019

AT&T #attimpact Day Chronicle (Trenton, NJ) 2019 Following our event in Miami, we had a few days in the office…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Warren Basla

All the way from the city of Norristown, Pennsylvania, Warren Basla served in City Year Philadelphia at Universal Daroff Charter…

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Our Impact
AT&T Impact Day (Redmond, WA) 2019

AT&T Impact Day Chronicle (Redmond, WA) 2019 When I accepted my position on Team Care Force (TCF), I knew that…

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Rachel Rice, Mark Johnson and Jenna Kim conduct PT Practice in the Auditorium of Bret Harte Middle School in Hayward, CA.
Our Impact
AT&T Impact Day (Hayward, CA) 2019

AT&T #attimpact Day Chronicle (Hayward, CA) 2019 This trip had a lot of different components outside the scope of a…

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Our Impact
Meet the Parry Family

  On Monday, January 20th, more than 400 volunteers joined City Year Milwaukee for a day of service at Lancaster…

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Our Impact
Q2 Partner Highlights

Q2 Partner Highlights  City Year Philadelphia’s work is made possible thanks to organizations and community partners across the city who often…

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The Corps
What Ubuntu Means to Me and My Service Year
February 11, 2020

I was born at Mercy Hospital near Chicago’s Motor District on the Southside. I didn’t grow up in Chicago’s Southside,…

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“I have always seen food both as a source of personal joy and as an avenue to bring people together to build connections and community. Food opens the doorway to learning about different cultures and histories as well.”
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6 Black-Owned Restaurants We Love in Boston

Kimmy Lee is a charismatic connector on the City Boston People Team – the department that supports human resources for our staff and…

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City Year Columbus alum Alen Amimi stands in a group hug with his teammates
Our Alumni
#cyhead2toe: Alums reflect on a decade of service
February 6, 2020

we invited several members of our 32,000+ alumni community to share short uniform stories that explore the power and potential…

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Board Member Spotlight – Nolan Tully
February 5, 2020

    For Nolan Tully, a City Year Philadelphia (CYP) Associate Board member and a Partner at Philadelphia headquartered law…

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Our Impact
Martin Luther King Jr. Day at City Year Sacramento
February 3, 2020

City Year draws a lot of inspiration from Dr. King, and it is most evident on Martin Luther King Jr….

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