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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
Balancing national service with graduate school
July 30, 2020

This City Year AmeriCorps member is combining theory and practice as he serves students full time in Miami and attends…

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Our Alumni
City Year Milwaukee Welcomes Back Four City Year Alumni

  City Year Milwaukee is proud to welcome back four City Year alumnae to staff: Sierra Anderson, Paola Gonzales, Mina…

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The Corps
What does a training day look like?
July 23, 2020

Learning and Development (L&D) days are a breath of fresh air from a busy work week serving in a middle…

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The Corps
Preparing for a new Corps

The summer season is always a busy time for our staff as we prepare for the new City Year Sacramento…

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Education
Elevating youth voice is critical for educational equity
July 22, 2020

In the pursuit of educational equity, it’s more important than ever to uplift youth voices from students and AmeriCorps members…

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Our Alumni
How Does City Year Prepare Young Adults for Career in Covid-era? The Answer is In the Numbers.
July 21, 2020

As employers continue to hire individuals with the right skills for limited positions, how does City Year prepare young adults…

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The Corps
Finding Your Calling in a Time of National Uncertainty

Learn more about the benefits of national service with City Year AmeriCorps on academic and career aspirations and the communities…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Aundrea Dean

We are really thankful to have been able skype with Aundrea and talk about her experience serving with City Year….

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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
Looking back on an unusual year of service

Bobby Gomez, City Year San Antonio alum and a native of that city, reflects on the lessons learned through an…

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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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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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