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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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Answering the call to serve our students
March 11, 2022

Integrated academic and social-emotional supports for students are desperately needed in our schools both during and after the pandemic, especially…

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The Value of a Mentor
March 8, 2022

When I am asked to describe what ‘mentorship’ means to me, I think of City Year. I am reminded of…

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Equity
Building diverse and equitable organizations: Q&A with Loren Hudson, Chief Diversity Officer at Comcast Cable

As part of City Year’s commitment to becoming an anti-racist organization, we are actively building Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity…

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Red Jacket Networking
March 7, 2022

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, City Year Orlando hosted our Red Jacket Networking event at the Beardall Senior Center. This…

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How City Year Detroit Celebrated Black History Month
March 1, 2022

As we enter a new month, we want to take a moment to both reflect on and share a few…

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The six drivers of student success coaching

Student success coaching represents what we’ve learned from our decade-and-a-half of serving in schools and hope to do alongside students,…

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Count Day At City Year Detroit

At City Year, we know the importance of having kids in school each and every day, which is why our…

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Equity
Emerging Historians: A Personal Reflection on Black History Month
February 28, 2022

Someone recently asked me, “Are you able to show up to work as your authentic self?” My response was, “I…

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How Collaborative Partnerships Drive Student Outcomes
February 23, 2022

In a recent article from NPR, teachers across the U.S. shared their experiences as educators amid what is communally being…

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Boots on the Ground in Dallas
February 18, 2022

On October 21, 2021, Team Care Force welcomed 60+ Aramark employees to the Buckner Family Services Center, a faith-based nonprofit…

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Drive for Success Golf Event
February 15, 2022

On Saturday, January 29, City Year Orlando hosting our annual Drive for Success Golf Tournament. This event brought together leaders…

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Meet City Year Seattle Executive Director Tarra Mitchell
February 2, 2022

Tarra Mitchell joined City Year Seattle/King County as our new Executive Director this week. Learn more about her own educational…

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