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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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2022 Ripples of Hope Recap
June 15, 2022

City Year San Antonio hosted its annual Ripples of Hope event, Thursday, May 12th at the Witte Museum. Ripples of…

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Reflections on Service
June 9, 2022

The ideals of service, joy, trust, and gratitude have always been important to me. In City Year, I have been…

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City Year Education Pathways: University of Michigan School of Medicine

City Year Education Pathways: University of Michigan School of Medicine   It is no secret that medical school is competitive. In…

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The Corps
Service, Excellence, and Integrity. CYSA Graduation Speaker, Jason McCree
June 8, 2022

City Year San Antonio was honored to have Jason Mcree, Assistant Vice President of Corporate Communications at USAA and City…

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Our Community
Celebrating Excellence in Service – Spring 2022
June 7, 2022

Each quarter, the Excellence in Service Award recognizes an ACM, SL, and Staff member for their commitment to the ideals…

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Hour of Code At City Year Detroit
June 6, 2022

  Why isn’t my phone charging? Why isn’t my vacuum cleaner working, or how can I get my computer to…

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City Year Career Pathways Featuring Taco Bell
June 3, 2022

    Gaining valuable work experience is crucial to accelerating your career. But “work” experience may be extended to volunteering…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: Randy Frazier (‘08), Assistant Principal of Instruction at Simon Gratz High School Mastery Charter
May 27, 2022

Left: Randy in his current role as Assistant Principal of Instruction at Simon Gratz High School. Right: Randy with a…

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Support in the Classroom
May 25, 2022

When my partner teacher first asked me to meet with Aaron every day for 30 minutes, I knew I had…

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The Corps
Emerson Collective at EPA Bloomhouse
May 16, 2022

In December 2021, Care Force ventured to East Palo Alto, California to break out our yellow City Year jackets and…

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A group of AmeriCorps members in the city cross the street in the crosswalk.
Our Community
Mental health awareness month: one recipe at a time
May 10, 2022

A City Year staff member shares how she uses baking to connect, tell stories and work through life’s toughest moments…

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The Corps
Aramark Unites Against Poverty
May 6, 2022

In October, I had the opportunity to travel and lead volunteers from Aramark in my first ever in-person event in…

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