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Our stories

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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The Corps
To JA Fair’s ACMs: A Message of Gratitude
March 28, 2023

For ACM Appreciation Month, J.A. Fair’s Impact Manager Skyler Matthias took this opportunity to share his appreciation for his team:…

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The Corps
Serving students at a time when they need us the most
March 23, 2023

My name is Elizabeth Geiser, and I am a Senior AmeriCorps member serving at Tech Boston Academy in Dorchester Massachusetts….

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Benefits & Resources
Frequently asked questions
March 22, 2023

Topics include: When will I get paid? How many hours should I expect to work each day? Are we required…

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The Corps
Day in the life

Topics include: Wondering what your year of service will look like? Our partner schools for 2022-2023 What’s special at City…

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Benefits & Resources
Policies & standards

Topics include: Attendance policy Commitment to diversity, belonging, inclusion and equity Covid-19 policy   Attendance policy City Year’s attendance and…

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Benefits & Resources
Getting to know Seattle

Topics include: Welcome to Seattle Museums for all Outdoor activities   Welcome to Seattle! We are so excited to have…

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Benefits & Resources
Transportation

Topics include: Commuting in Seattle Transportation benefit Using your ORCA card   Commuting in Seattle Taking public transit Buses: Buses…

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Benefits & Resources
Uniform

Topics include: Why do we wear uniforms? Uniform pieces Do I have to wear the uniform every day? When will…

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Two City Year Tulsa AmeriCorps members prepare to greet students as the buses arrive
Benefits & Resources
FAQs about the Continuation of Service Benefit

City Year strives to offer continued support to its AmeriCorps members. Read on to learn more about our new Continuation…

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Education
Why building trust in schools matters
March 13, 2023

The Everyone Graduates Center’s multi-year research project on City Year’s holistic support services shows how our approach increases trust in…

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Our Community
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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Our Community
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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National Strategic Partners
National Partners