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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 alumni.

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The Corps
What to expect at the start of City Year service
August 17, 2021

Learn what it’s like to serve at City Year and what to expect at the start of service. City Year…

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Education
The Benefits of Social Emotional Learning

By Kate Seltzer, City Year Boston AmeriCorps member ’21 “You are my other me. When I do harm to you,…

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Team Care Force 15 in the Boardroom at City Year HQ in Boston
The Corps
Introducing Team Care Force 15
August 9, 2021

Please join us in welcoming the 15th edition of Team Care Force affectionately known as TCF. Name: Alissa Cook Hometown:…

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Our Impact
Opening Week 2021
August 6, 2021

READY TO SERVE! City Year Orlando celebrates the AmeriCorps members committing a year of service to Orlando students during the…

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AmeriCorps member Samantha Richard poses in the classroom with a book she plans to read to her first grade students.
The Corps
5 Things I Wish I Knew
August 3, 2021

Each year, City Year New Orleans welcomes a new group of talented and dedicated AmeriCorps members. Over their year of…

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The Corps
The Impact of Affinity Groups
August 2, 2021

  Does the term “affinity group” mean anything to you? In case it doesn’t, affinity groups are gathering opportunities for people who may share…

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City Year in school service reading with students
The Corps
Reflections from multiple years of service
July 7, 2021

Vanessa is a 3rd year City Year Corps member with a wonderful perspective on supporting her community. Learn more about…

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Our Impact
Making Service to Students Possible
June 25, 2021

City Year Orlando is grateful to Heart of Florida United Way for their continued investment and partnership in our work…

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service
The Corps
National service can help young people find jobs
June 23, 2021

National service like City Year will be more important than ever for young adults navigating a changing and recovering labor…

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The Corps
Leadership After City Year: A spotlight on four AmeriCorps members’ career plans
June 21, 2021

AmeriCorps members Andrea Barajas (top left), Lauren Moore (top right), Jessica Szasz (bottom left), and Samirah Thompson (bottom right) discuss…

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The Corps
Celebrating the City Year LA AmeriCorps Class of 2021
June 17, 2021

Earlier this month we graduated our 2020-21 AmeriCorps class, marking the end of our 14th year of service in Los Angeles.   This year’s corps…

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The Corps
Recognizing the 2021 City Year Philly Graduation Award Winners
June 14, 2021

City Year Philadelphia’s 2020-2021 service year formally concluded last Friday, June 11 with a virtual Graduation ceremony. AmeriCorps members, CYP…

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