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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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Serving Our Community Through A Pandemic
January 27, 2022

It is hard to believe that it’s only been two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began when it feels like…

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Building The Infrastructure For Student Success

The day I was selected to be City Year San Antonio’s English Language Arts Coordinator for Sam Houston High School…

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Education
Next Level Communication: Deloitte Business Chemistry

Everyone is familiar with the adage, ”Communication is key.” And it’s true! Active and intentional communication is essential to the…

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Celebrating our 15th Annual MLK Day of Service
January 26, 2022

On January 17th our Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team (CE) brought together 230 staff and AmeriCorps members for a “Day…

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An AmeriCorps member watches students board school buses
Benefits & Resources
Four car-friendly City Year sites
January 18, 2022

Not all cities have robust public transit systems, so it may be best to commute by car for some sites….

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Education
Become a stronger literacy coach
January 11, 2022

Help students recovering from pandemic-related disruptions gain confidence in their reading and writing skills.

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City Year member and student at school
Benefits & Resources
Four ways to ace the short answer responses on your City Year application
January 4, 2022

Before you begin your City Year application, check out these tips to help you ace your short answer questions!

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City Year AmeriCorps member on busy city street
Benefits & Resources
4 City Year sites with public transportation passes
December 28, 2021

You won’t need a car to serve in one of these cities! Here are four sites that offer free public…

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City Year AmeriCorps member service volunteer teaching
Benefits & Resources
How to use your Segal Education Award
December 21, 2021

Did you know that one of the key benefits AmeriCorps members receive is access to the Segal Education Award to…

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A team of City Year AmeriCorps members stand with their hands in the center of a circle, ready to do a spirit break
Benefits & Resources
Get registration day ready with City Year
December 9, 2021

You’ve accepted the invitation to serve, but now what? Here’s what you need to know about registration day at City…

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City Year in the classroom
Benefits & Resources
Five exclusive City Year college scholarships
November 30, 2021

Thinking about college after City Year service? Here are five exclusive scholarships that help you achieve your education goals after…

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Our Impact
Celebrating World Kindness Week 2021 with Snapchat and City Year Los Angeles
November 23, 2021

Earlier this month our Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team teamed up with our partners at Snapchat for World Kindness Week…

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