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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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Answering the call to serve our students
March 11, 2022

Integrated academic and social-emotional supports for students are desperately needed in our schools both during and after the pandemic, especially…

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The Value of a Mentor
March 8, 2022

When I am asked to describe what ‘mentorship’ means to me, I think of City Year. I am reminded of…

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Red Jacket Networking
March 7, 2022

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, City Year Orlando hosted our Red Jacket Networking event at the Beardall Senior Center. This…

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The six drivers of student success coaching
March 1, 2022

Student success coaching represents what we’ve learned from our decade-and-a-half of serving in schools and hope to do alongside students,…

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Count Day At City Year Detroit

At City Year, we know the importance of having kids in school each and every day, which is why our…

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How Collaborative Partnerships Drive Student Outcomes
February 23, 2022

In a recent article from NPR, teachers across the U.S. shared their experiences as educators amid what is communally being…

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Boots on the Ground in Dallas
February 18, 2022

On October 21, 2021, Team Care Force welcomed 60+ Aramark employees to the Buckner Family Services Center, a faith-based nonprofit…

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City Year brings CommunityAmerica, Chiefs and Royals together to recognize school nurses during the surge
February 2, 2022

  These are challenging times for all that are working in schools. Re-engaging students after a year of virtual learning…

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How City Years AmeriCorps members are Closing Pandemic Gaps
January 28, 2022

The other day, I told one of my students to please remember to put periods at the end of his…

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San Antonio Site Equity Council
January 27, 2022

The City Year San Antonio (CYSA) Site Equity Council (SEC) was established in the summer of 2020 as an initiative…

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Serving Our Community Through A Pandemic

It is hard to believe that it’s only been two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began when it feels like…

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Building The Infrastructure For Student Success

The day I was selected to be City Year San Antonio’s English Language Arts Coordinator for Sam Houston High School…

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