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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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The Corps
Zoomin’ Through a Pandemic
September 30, 2020

  When I made my decision to serve with City Year for the 2020-2021 school year, I knew it would…

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The Corps
Serving a Second Year
September 21, 2020

I went back and forth a lot last year, wrestling with the idea of serving another year with City Year….

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Benefits & Resources
City Year Partners with Hulu for A Virtual Career Week Event
August 13, 2020

From August 3rd-7th, City Year partnered with Hulu to offer a career and professional development experience like no other! This…

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Our Alumni
Statement to the City Year San Antonio Alumni Community
July 10, 2020

Dear City Year alumni and community, We recognize the work we at City Year have to do to dismantle systemic…

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Benefits & Resources
School Registration Information
July 6, 2020

The new school year is almost here! Find school registration information for schools we serve below: Lanier High School Registration…

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Our Impact
CYSA Service and Impact During COVID-19
June 30, 2020

The past three months, while challenging and unprecedented for everyone, provided the City Year San Antonio community opportunity to rise and serve students…

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The Corps
Welcome 2020-21 AmeriCorps Members

In July, City Year San Antonio will welcome a new incoming class of 90 young people for the 2020-21 service…

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Our Alumni
Celebrating Our CYSA Graduates
June 29, 2020

City Year San Antonio celebrated our 90 AmeriCorps members on Friday, May 29 in our first-ever virtual Graduation Ceremony. We…

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The Corps
Ending My Service Year in Quarantine
May 15, 2020

Waking up at 9am. Microsoft Teams calls. Zoom Calls. Virtual high-fives. “Don’t forget to screenshot!” This is the new normal,…

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The Corps
Five ways you can support City Year San Antonio
April 30, 2020

Our service model during the school closures supports teachers and students as they shift their instruction and learning to a virtual…

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Our Impact
A Special Note from Our Executive Director
April 1, 2020

These are very uncertain times for each of us, but what we at City Year know for sure is that our belief in…

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Our Impact
AmeriCorps Member Spotlight
March 31, 2020

Due to COVID-19, City Year San Antonio’s (CYSA) annual Ripples of Hope Dinner, planned for April 1, 2020 was canceled….

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