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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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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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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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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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Our Community
Introducing City Year Philly’s New Board Leadership: Kerri Strike-Stahller and Debby Kuhn
October 30, 2023

At the start of the new fiscal year, CYP welcomed Kerri Strike-Stahller and Debby Kuhn as our new Site Board…

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Our Alumni
When Service Changes Your Life – Erin Willis
October 23, 2023

City Year L.A. alum, Erin Willis (’17 and ’18), shared her story of impact and reflected on her years as…

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Our Community
Celebrating Global Diversity Awareness Month: Embracing a World of Differences
October 22, 2023

October is a special month. It’s a time when we celebrate Global Diversity Awareness Month, an opportunity to honor the…

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City Year promotes welcoming spaces
October 11, 2023

In honor of National Coming Out Day, City Year is reasserting our desire to create welcoming spaces where we work…

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Our Community
School Meals Support Student Success
October 10, 2023

October 9th marks the beginning of National School Lunch Week.  National School Lunch Week was created in 1962 by President…

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Our Impact
Learn about a partnership to support students
October 4, 2023

A recently issued report from the National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS) shows a dramatic increase in the number of…

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Our Community
Four Lessons I Learned at City Year
September 28, 2023

  I’m Lily Proudman and from 2018 to 2020, I served as an AmeriCorps member with City Year Chicago. I…

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Our Alumni
ALUMNI PROFILE: Why Stefanie Vestal Always Puts Service Above Self
July 6, 2023

Written By Jewels Dabdub, AmeriCorps Member   City Year AmeriCorps Member. Senior Corps Member. Alumni Board Member. Impact Manager. Classroom…

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The importance of human connection
June 29, 2023

Some might say my journey to discovering City Year and my passion for working in education was an unconventional one….

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