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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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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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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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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
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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Intersex Inclusive Pride Flag
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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