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Our stories

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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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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City Year Orlando’s 10th Anniversary Graduation
May 27, 2022

Celebrating Another Year of Service to Students On May 27, we hosted City Year Orlando’s Tenth Anniversary Graduation event where…

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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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A student with City Year AmeriCorps members red nose day
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Succeeding with the support of Red Nose Day
May 24, 2022

Support students and AmeriCorps members by putting your noses on and supporting the Red Nose Day campaign!

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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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City Year builds developmental relationships with students
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Successfully Closing Out Student Relationships
May 11, 2022

City Year emphasizes trusting and consistent relationships with the students we serve. Learn more about these developmental student relationships.

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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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Honoring the 2022 Idealists of the Year
April 25, 2022

City Year’s mission is fueled by a culture of idealism. At City Year, we define idealism as the belief that…

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AmeriCorps member in Jacksonville, Florida speaks with a group of students.
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City Year offers caring, consistent student support
April 19, 2022

City Year AmeriCorps members provide consistent care and support for students and schools during the pandemic.

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Focus On Student Mental Health & Filling The Gaps
April 8, 2022

  Before the pandemic, mental health needs for children, adolescents, and families were considerable and, in many cases, went unmet…

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Finding Your North Star

How do we find our passion and purpose? Rebecca Irby from New Detroit has some ideas on this topic. She…

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