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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 alums.

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Our Alumni
City Year Alum Madhov Shroff: Navigating Uncertainty and Championing Equity
June 8, 2023

People often talk about your 20s as one of the best times of your life. As a 25-year-old, I am…

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Our Alumni
The Segal Education Award: What Is It and How Can I Use It?
June 7, 2023

As graduation season approaches and City Year AmeriCorps members prepare to implement their Life After City Year (LACY) plans, many…

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City Year alum and staff member Michael Stevens, 2023 Staff Alumni Impact Award winner
Our Alumni
Celebrating mentor and City Year alum Michael Stevens
June 6, 2023

Michael Stevens is currently senior vice president and executive director of City Year D.C. He was honored with the 2022…

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The Corps
Room for Everyone
June 5, 2023

There is no doubt that the celebration of Pride continues to grow in visibility and popularity. If you walk into…

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City Year alum and staff member Nicole Tsang, 2023 Staff Alumni Impact Award winner
Our Alumni
Celebrating City Year alum Nicole Tsang
May 31, 2023

Nicole Tsang is a City Year New York alum and current City Year National staff member. She was honored with…

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Our Impact
Ripples of Hope 2023 Recap
May 24, 2023

City Year San Antonio hosted its annual Ripples of Hope event, Tuesday, May 2nd at the San Antonio Botanical Garden….

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The Corps
Consistency Really is Key

My name is Rebecca Begemann, and I am a Second Year AmeriCorps member serving at Brighton High School in Boston,…

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Our Community
Haitian Heritage Month to me
May 8, 2023

City Year Little Rock staff member Marlie Mehu shares about the importance of Haitian Heritage Month to create belonging and…

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an elementary student and City Year AmeriCorps member laughing together
Our Alumni
City Year alums: A lifetime of impact
May 3, 2023

When our AmeriCorps members become alums at the end of the school year, they continue to lead and serve—bringing valuable…

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Our Community
A Cause Worth Celebrating
May 2, 2023

My first year as a City Year Corps member has been filled with lows and highs. Reporting to school at…

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The Corps
Why I Serve

I have loved community service and volunteer work for as long as I can remember, from packing bags of food…

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The Corps
4 Reasons to Join City Year Little Rock

1. Give Back to Your Community. Joining City Year is a wonderful avenue to give back to the community. Do…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners