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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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Two City Year Tulsa AmeriCorps members prepare to greet students as the buses arrive
Benefits & Resources
FAQs about the Continuation of Service Benefit
March 22, 2023

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

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City Year AmeriCorps member with student
Our Impact
City Year’s six areas of impact
February 16, 2023

As an organization committed to continuous learning, the ways in which we and our partners seek to make an impact…

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The Corps
Reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of service
February 3, 2023

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service reminds us of mentorship and leading while contributing to others’ success.

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Equity
“I have a dream . . .” Starbucks & City Year collaboration

For the third year in a row, City Year Detroit and Starbucks teamed up to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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The Corps
Balancing a part-time job with your service year: A guide to working while serving
January 30, 2023

First-Year ACM Taryn Painter (back row, second from left) with her Kensington High School team. To support AmeriCorps members, City…

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Our Community
City Year Marches for Unity: San Antonio’s 36th MLK Jr. March
January 26, 2023

“Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.”  – Martin Luther King Jr.   City Year San Antonio was honored…

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Five City Year AmeriCorps members with their thumbs up in a classroom
Benefits & Resources
Support student well-being as a school social worker
January 24, 2023

Serving with City Year can help lay the foundation for a career in social work. Learn more about service with…

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City Year AmeriCorps mentor with students
Benefits & Resources
Five qualities that will make you a great mentor
January 17, 2023

City Year AmeriCorps members make great mentors for the students we serve. Learn more about what it takes to be…

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A group of AmeriCorps members in the city cross the street in the crosswalk.
Our Alumni
City Year can prepare you for a career in change management
January 6, 2023

Learn to be a change agent during service with City Year AmeriCorps for a potential career in change management.

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The Corps
The Impact of Service
December 13, 2022

One of the most interesting parts of service is the people that you meet along the way. From the staff…

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City Year AmeriCorps mug on a desk
Benefits & Resources
Commonly asked questions about student loans
October 26, 2022

Helpful tips on how City Year AmeriCorps members can navigate student loan repayment during and after service.

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Our Community
City Year LA’s Silvia Fausto Honored at The. L.A Rams’ Latinx Heritage Month Celebration

On October 9th, The Los Angeles Rams honored City Year Los Angeles Program Manager and alum, Silvia Fausto, during their…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners