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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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Digital Resources for our San Jose Community (Updated)
March 24, 2020

One of City Year’s core values is teamwork. We strive to work powerfully together in a unified effort to achieve…

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How City Year San Antonio (CYSA) Sets Corps Members Up for Success
March 13, 2020

After my December graduation from Northern Michigan University, I made the cross-country move to San Antonio to serve. Apprehensive about…

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From a current AmeriCorps member to a future one
March 4, 2020

City Year is an AmeriCorps program that helps students in systemically under-resourced schools reach their highest potential. There are many…

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Three Hot Housing Tips: Advice for Prospective AmeriCorps Members
February 14, 2020

The biggest question I had when deciding to move to Milwaukee for City Year was, “How would I find a place…

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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
February 11, 2020

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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Four law schools offering scholarships to City Year alumni

City Year Alumni go on to have diverse careers. See how you can advance yours through a law degree.

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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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4 tips to help your mid-year move
January 2, 2020

Congratulations on starting your City Year journey! As a mid-year AmeriCorps member who begins service in the middle of the…

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Tasty, healthy and inexpensive recipes specially for AmeriCorps
December 3, 2019

Cooking healthy, delicious and affordable meals on a budget is easy. Read on for five great recipes made with AmeriCorps…

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Five free things to do in Columbus
November 20, 2019

City Year offers its members countless valuable personal and professional opportunities. From developing interpersonal skills to making connections within a…

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Financial success on a stipend
October 31, 2019

City Year Philadelphia alum Anthony Copeman, a certified financial educator who focuses on helping millennials manage their financial health, grew…

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Adventure awaits when you serve in Tulsa
October 23, 2019

While working on her City Year application, Jessica Butay reached the question: ‘Where would you like to apply to serve?’…

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