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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
Self-Care: Home Edition
April 8, 2020

              Welcome to the exciting sequel in our self-care trilogy. In our first installment,…

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The Corps
Self-Care: Office Edition
April 7, 2020

“Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift…

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The Corps
If Only You Knew
April 6, 2020

This poem is a written reflection that Maraina wrote in the early transition from in-school service during these uncertain times….

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Education
A holistic approach to student success

Our Whole School, Whole Child approach provides academic and social-emotional supports to thousands of students attending more than 300 high-need…

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How City Year Leadership Helps You Grow and Develop
April 5, 2020

City Year is more than a gap year; City Year is a growth year. During my year of service, I grew in many…

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Our Impact
Students First, Collaboration Always: CYNH’s Service Responds to COVID-19
April 2, 2020

With the announcement on Saturday, March 14th that Manchester schools would be closed for several weeks to prevent the spread of the COVID-19…

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Education
Social Emotional Learning with Asalia
April 1, 2020

Social-Emotional Learning is a way that City Year can support students in acquiring tools to better understand and navigate their…

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Our Alumni
Lighting the Path Forward

Think back to the moment you committed to serving with City Year. Regardless of whether that was the first time…

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Our Impact
A Special Note from Our Executive Director

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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The Corps
Why I Served and Continue to Serve
March 31, 2020

  Ray Van Allen serves as an AmeriCorps member on the North Shore Elementary School team. I chose to serve…

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Our Impact
Business as Unusual? Yes, Please!

From the desk of Dr. Catherine Cushinberry: Many of us were thrown for a loop a few weeks ago when…

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The Corps
Three amazing ways to support AmeriCorps members

Consider serving with City Year Baton Rouge! Here are three ways they work to support AmeriCorps members through their year…

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