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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Corps
AmeriCorps Appreciation Month at City Year Detroit

City Year has a lot to celebrate—starting with our extraordinary AmeriCorps members! We’re proud of them, the skills they are…

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Benefits & Resources
Why Choose To serve In Detroit
April 7, 2022

  We love Detroit. We love living in Detroit and we are confident that you will, too! So, what does…

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Our Community
Spotlight on Sharif El-Mekki, City Year Philly’s 2022 Idealist of the Year
April 4, 2022

City Year Philadelphia’s annual Red Jacket Gala is coming up next month on Thursday, May 5. We’re looking forward to…

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Celebrating AmeriCorps Appreciation Month in Kansas City
March 31, 2022

March 13-19 is recognized nationally as AmeriCorps week, but we extend the celebration of our AmeriCorps members to encompass the…

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