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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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Education
National study finds significant relationship between social-emotional learning and academic outcomes
May 28, 2020

New research from the Everyone Graduates Center shows City Year’s approach is successful in advancing student social-emotional and academic outcomes.

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Education
How social-emotional skills keep students engaged
May 26, 2020

Compass Academy says its focus on social and emotional learning has kept students engaged and attending online classrooms even during…

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Education
Keeping students connected to school with Red Nose Day
May 21, 2020

Students at a Chicago high school are learning from home during COVID-19 by leaning on the social and emotional skills…

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Benefits & Resources
City Year offers a fantastic gap year experience
May 20, 2020

If you are a recent high school graduate or a current college student unsure what to do this fall, City…

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Our Alumni
City Year is a leadership laboratory
May 18, 2020

Rep. Matt Wilhelm’s City Year experience inspired a deep appreciation for national service and made him a lifelong advocate of…

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The Corps
Resources to support the mental health and well-being of our Corps
May 14, 2020

Here are four ways we work to support City Year AmeriCorps member wellbeing and mental health during their service year…

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Benefits & Resources
Strengthening your job application
May 7, 2020

Read our Talent Acquisition team’s top six tips on crafting a great cover letter, resume, and application for positions across…

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The Corps
Building new partnerships in a school
April 28, 2020

Serving as an AmeriCorps member in a school that is new to City Year can be both challenging and empowering….

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Our Impact
Helpful resources to support students during COVID-19
April 24, 2020

With so many online resources how do you find the best ones for your students? City Year created, vetted, and…

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The Corps
Prepare for the career you want through service
April 21, 2020

Wondering how City Year can help you grow professionally? Read on to learn how service can help jumpstart your career.

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City Year to Medical school
The Corps
How City Year inspired this alum’s medical career
April 14, 2020

Thinking about applying to medical school? Read on to learn how City Year can make you a competitive candidate.

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City Year AmeriCorps still in this together
The Corps
Finding new ways to serve during COVID-19
April 10, 2020

City Year and our district partners are finding new ways to support students, teachers and classrooms while also continuing their…

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