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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
Seven cities where you can make a difference to students
March 10, 2021

Explore seven cities where we have a need for extraordinary young people to serve and mentor students.

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The Corps
Celebrating our remarkable AmeriCorps
March 8, 2021

Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks.

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Our Impact
Celebrating Black History Month with Current and Historical Black Leaders
March 3, 2021

Blaine School AmeriCorps members William Glover-Flood and Tykira Mitchell teach students about important Black figures as part of Black History…

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Equity
Celebrating Black History Month
March 1, 2021

During the month of February, City Year Boston celebrated Black History Month and the accomplishments of Black individuals, organizations, and movements…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Carlos Corona

On Thursday October 22, 2020 my fellow teammates Karli Swensen, Avery Brick and I interviewed former City Year Sacramento (’12-13′)…

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Our Impact
Building Virtual Community
February 24, 2021

Brain breaks are half-hour sessions led by ACMs and provide a fun, non-academic space for students to hang out and…

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Our Alumni
Leadership After City Year: Celebrating Black Excellence Among our Alumni
February 23, 2021

In celebration of Black History Month, we are featuring our incredible alumni, modern day heroes who continue to change the world. Keep reading to get to…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Egypt Worthy
February 22, 2021

Karli, Eric and I were very excited and thankful to get to speak with Egypt Worthy over Microsoft Teams on…

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The Corps
How to mentor like a pro

Learn more about City Year’s emphasis on mentorship. Becoming a good mentor takes practice, listening and reflection.

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The Corps
Building a Beloved, Bilingual Community in Philadelphia
February 18, 2021

Our City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools to promote educational equity as student success coaches. Learn more about service…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Amy Rencher
February 15, 2021

Karli, Eric, Molly and I were very thankful for Amy taking time out of her busy schedule to speak with…

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The Corps
Staying Motivated During the Virtual Workday
February 12, 2021

City Year Philly staff and AmeriCorps members Egypt Worthy (top left), Grant Draughn (top right), Kylie Brazil (bottom left), and…

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