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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 City Year Obama Team Goes Virtual
May 27, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020 was a different kind of day for the City Year Team serving at Barack Obama School of…

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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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Encouraging personal responsibility in the classroom through relationship building 
May 22, 2020

Freshman year of high school is an important year for students that comes with many changes. Read about how AmeriCorps…

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Our Impact
A Letter of Hope to My Students

As the school year comes to an end, check-out three important lessons AmeriCorps member, Robert Eison, wants his students to…

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How my students taught me an important lesson of empathy and seeing the good in everyone

As City Year AmeriCorps members, we teach our students every day, but what are our students teaching us? Read about…

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Benefits & Resources
Changing Your Recipe To Find The Best One

In our latest Community Champion Speaker Series for City Year Miami, our AmeriCorps Members had the opportunity to engage with…

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The Corps
From Student to City Year AmeriCorps Member 
May 21, 2020

Jazmin Larumbe is serving her first year as a City Year AmeriCorps member at Jefferson High School in South-Central Los…

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Our Impact
How a Global Pandemic Motivates Team Leader, Dia Vang, to Fight for Change

Team Leader, Dia Vang, shares how a global pandemic impacts her service and motivates her to continue to fight for…

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Education
Keeping students connected to school with Red Nose Day

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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Our Impact
Meet Commodore: Reflection and Preparation Ahead of Next Year’s Service
May 20, 2020

At Casimir Pulaski High School, March was a big month for students and my City Year team. On March 4th…

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Andrew Colegrove First Team
The Corps
Why I Decided to Come Back – Twice 

From before I walked into Registration Day at City Year Milwaukee last summer, I knew that I wanted to serve again. During…

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Our Impact
Day in the Life of a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps Member

Ever wonder what a “day in the life of a City Year AmeriCorps member” looks like while serving in schools?…

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