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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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Empowering women leaders through mentorship
March 8, 2023

City Year Little Rock kicks off our inaugural Women’s Leadership Council, a new mentoring program for our female-identifying corps members.

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International Women’s Day
March 6, 2023

Any day of the year is the perfect opportunity to celebrate and support the women in your life. However, March…

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Our Community
The Origins of Black History Month and Why We Celebrate It

The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the…

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Meet Community Partnerships Manager Kai Page
February 24, 2023

Meet City Year Detroit’s new Community Partnerships Manager, Kai Page, who will identify and develop local partnerships and add capacity…

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Our Impact
City Year’s six areas of impact
February 16, 2023

As an organization committed to continuous learning, the ways in which we and our partners seek to make an impact…

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Our Community
City Year Little Rock Adds Jay Barth to Board
February 14, 2023

  City Year Little Rock today announced Jay Barth, Ph.D. has joined its board. With his nearly three decades of…

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The Corps
Reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of service
February 3, 2023

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service reminds us of mentorship and leading while contributing to others’ success.

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Equity
“I have a dream . . .” Starbucks & City Year collaboration

For the third year in a row, City Year Detroit and Starbucks teamed up to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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Our Community
City Year Marches for Unity: San Antonio’s 36th MLK Jr. March
January 26, 2023

“Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.”  – Martin Luther King Jr.   City Year San Antonio was honored…

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Our Community
Trust is a building block for learning
December 12, 2022

This blog is based on an AmeriCorps member training guide sponsored by Colgate, which in 2022 awarded City Year the…

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio’s Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan
November 28, 2022

The 2021 – 2022 academic year marked our 25th year of partnership with the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD)….

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Buffalo Collegiate Team
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Meet the Team: Buffalo Collegiate Charter School
November 18, 2022

Meet the 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Members who are serving with City Year at Buffalo Collegiate Charter School!

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