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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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Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship: Tips and Tricks
December 21, 2023

Taco Bell’s Live Más Scholarship application is now open until Jan. 3, 2023, and young adults ages 16-24—including City Year…

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Serving with City Year right out of high school
December 19, 2023

If you’re not exactly sure what you want to do after high school, you’re not alone. That doesn’t mean your…

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Our Community
Meet City Year Detroit Board Chair, Tonya Adair
December 15, 2023

  Tonya Adair is the Chief Development, Diversity, and Engagement Officer at United Way for Southeastern Michigan and City Year…

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BCM team at Success Prep
The Corps
Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Ramirez
December 12, 2023

Meet City Year New Orleans alum Jessica Ramirez! Jessica served as an AmeriCorps member at the Baptist Community Ministries team…

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Our Community
Roaring Success: Celebrating International Cheetah Day at Chicot Elementary
December 11, 2023

December 4th marked a significant day on the global conservation calendar – International Cheetah Day. This dedicated day aims to…

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Our Impact
#WhyIStillServe with City Year LA – Kimberly Renderos

There is no going back to who you were after experiencing the impact of a service year with City Year….

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Education
Maddy Allen – Reflecting on my time at City Year

Reflecting on my Time at City Year Maddy Allen ’17 Upon reflecting on my time at City Year, I realized…

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An AmeriCorps member in a classroom.
Benefits & Resources
City Year application tips

Here at City Year, we want to make our application process as smooth as possible. Here’s a checklist of application…

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Our Impact
$55,000 Raised at City Year Detroit’s Leadership Breakfast
November 29, 2023

  City Year Detroit’s Leadership Breakfast brought together local leaders from the business, education, and philanthropic sectors to discuss education…

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Perspectives from a first year AmeriCorps member
November 14, 2023

Harrison Evers is a first year AmeriCorps member serving with City Year Buffalo as a student success coach, where he…

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Our Impact
The power of student success coaches in schools
November 9, 2023

City Year is releasing a new resource for practitioners, The Power of Student Success Coaches in Community Schools. This guide…

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Our Impact
City Year Dallas Uplift Announcement
November 2, 2023

We are thrilled to share some exciting news regarding City Year Dallas’ continued commitment to providing invaluable support to students…

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