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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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Adventure awaits when you serve in Tulsa
October 23, 2019

While working on her City Year application, Jessica Butay reached the question: ‘Where would you like to apply to serve?’…

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Help ‘pave a path’ for student success in Tulsa: an open letter from our executive director

Tulsa students are looking for someone who believes in them and will show up for them every single day. Many…

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When professional development and service go hand-in-hand

With this year’s MLK Day of Service behind us now, I’ve been thinking a lot about what the day means…

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How City Year really prepares you for “the real world”

City Year strongly believes in the idea that it takes a village to raise a child, so it is invaluable…

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Find what fulfills you

Here are some of the ways City Year San Antonio AmeriCorps members take care of themselves to ensure we bring…

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My starfish story

My first day in my new classroom was both exciting and overwhelming.

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The power of community

One of City Year’s main ideologies is Ubuntu. A term derived from the Zulu language of South Africa meaning, “I…

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Why I give to City Year Seattle

We have many amazing donors and champions who support our work in a variety of ways. One of those ways…

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The power of lunch time

In 2017, Brad Montague, creator of the popular YouTube series Kid President, gave a talk on how to be a…

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City Year AmeriCorps members work with students in and out of school
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Hoops and mentoring basketball tournament

From cheerleading and basketball, to science, dance, and even film-making club, City Year’s work isn’t just done during the school…

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City Year and the chocolate factory

On April 10, Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary served as the competition ground for City Year Philly’s annual Site Wide Math…

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One year of impact

Each AmeriCorps member has brought something unique to the team and our students this year. Meet them now!

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