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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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Celebrating Black History Month with Current and Historical Black Leaders
March 3, 2021

Blaine School AmeriCorps members William Glover-Flood and Tykira Mitchell teach students about important Black figures as part of Black History…

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Our Community
City Year Philly FY21 Partnership Roundup Q2
February 16, 2021

Employees at Willis Towers Watson held a school supplies drive to benefit Sullivan and Harding students, resulting in donations of…

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Building a Beloved Community: A Recap of MLK Day 2021
February 4, 2021

Brianna Moran, Senior AmeriCorps Member, shares a drawing depicting a mentoring relationship with one of her students at Southwark School.   …

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight — Amber Cox
November 18, 2020

Amber Cox first learned about City Year when she was pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business management at The College of New Jersey. It…

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2020 Women’s Leadership Luncheon Celebrates Civic Service and Women’s Empowerment
October 29, 2020

Spirits were high at City Year Philadelphia’s sixth annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon, held virtually on Tuesday, October 13. The luncheon united women to support the…

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Our Alumni
Leadership After City Year: CYP Alumnus Sam Rodriguez Creates “Walls for Justice” Centered on Black Lives Matter Movement
September 25, 2020

This year, our country has gone through many events that make it hard to remember there is light behind the…

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Our Impact
Q4 Partnership Highlights
July 14, 2020

Q4 Partnership Highlight  The end of our 2020 service year presented us with unimaginable challenges, from a global pandemic to historic civil…

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The Corps
Men of Color in the Education System – A Conversation with a Returning AmeriCorps Member
July 13, 2020

    At City Year Philadelphia, we are always amazed at the passion our corps members have for the schools…

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Leading Through Tough Times Part III
June 18, 2020

In this final installment of our series “Leading Through Tough Times: An Interview with City Year Philly’s Executive Director, Darryl Bundrige,”…

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Leading Through Tough Times Part II
May 19, 2020

    In Part I of our series “Leading Through Tough Times: An Interview with City Year Philly’s Executive Director, Darryl Bundrige,” the…

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Our Impact
Leadership After City Year: From Corps Member to Law School, Latin America, and Beyond
May 3, 2020

For Michael Harding, life since graduating from City Year Philadelphia in June of 2019 has been a continued pursuit of…

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Our Impact
Leading Through Tough Times: An Interview with City Year Philly’s Executive Director, Darryl Bundrige

No one could have predicted it. A health pandemic so severe it brings the entire globe, the entire international community,…

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