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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
Impact Managers make a difference
February 14, 2023

Impact Managers are an integral part of the City Year experience and offer Corps members support and build trusting relationships…

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The Corps
It’s all about the AmeriCorps Experience
February 3, 2023

When you join City Year, you work alongside a team to create learning environments where all students can succeed. As…

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The Corps
Reflecting on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service emphasizes the importance of a cause greater than self. This Martin Luther…

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Equity
“I Have a Dream..” Starbucks & City Year Collaboration

  What do Starbucks, City Year, and Martin Luther King, Jr. have in common? Our organizations share a mission and…

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The Corps
City Year Little Rock Mid-Year Summit
February 1, 2023

Back to the Basics- 2023 In the first week of January, Little Rock AmeriCorps Members took it Back to the…

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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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The Corps
Servicio a una causa mayor que uno mismo
January 27, 2023

La mayoría de las personas tienen el Día de MLK marcado en su calendario y eso no es diferente a…

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The Corps
Service to a Cause Greater than Self

Most people have MLK Day circled on their calendar and that is no different from us here at City Year….

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Our Alumni
City Year Little Rock Announces Two New Managers

Hires Include Former AmeriCorps Member and Local Educator    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 3, 2023) – City Year Little Rock…

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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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Our Alumni
Life After City Year: Pathways for the Future

At City Year, like many organizations, we live in a world of acronyms. As an alumna, I believe the most…

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The Corps
My Favorite Things About Traveling with Care Force
January 25, 2023

It’s the first week we’re back in service after winter break and the end of the first half of the…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners