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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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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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Our Impact
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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Our Impact
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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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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Our Impact
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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Our Community
Meet a City Year Parent: Q&A with Debby Kuhn, CYP Alumni Parent and Board Member
April 12, 2022

City Year Philadelphia (CYP) is currently hiring full-time mentors and tutors to serve in schools during the 2022-23 academic year!…

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Our Impact
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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Our Impact
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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