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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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Building Virtual Community
February 24, 2021

Brain breaks are half-hour sessions led by ACMs and provide a fun, non-academic space for students to hang out and…

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Our Community
A Conversation with City Year LA Board Co-Chair Mattie McFadden-Lawson
February 23, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, City Year AmeriCorps member Aysia-Marie Perkins sat down virtually with our Board Co-Chair Mattie…

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Our Alumni
Leadership After City Year: Celebrating Black Excellence Among our Alumni

In celebration of Black History Month, we are featuring our incredible alumni, modern day heroes who continue to change the world. Keep reading to get to…

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Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Egypt Worthy
February 22, 2021

Karli, Eric and I were very excited and thankful to get to speak with Egypt Worthy over Microsoft Teams on…

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The Corps
How to mentor like a pro

Learn more about City Year’s emphasis on mentorship. Becoming a good mentor takes practice, listening and reflection.

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The Corps
Building a Beloved, Bilingual Community in Philadelphia
February 18, 2021

Our City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools to promote educational equity as student success coaches. Learn more about service…

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Our Community
City Year Philly FY21 Partnership Roundup Q2
February 16, 2021

Employees at Willis Towers Watson held a school supplies drive to benefit Sullivan and Harding students, resulting in donations of…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Amy Rencher
February 15, 2021

Karli, Eric, Molly and I were very thankful for Amy taking time out of her busy schedule to speak with…

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Our Impact
Service Projects in the Remote World
February 12, 2021

While our ability to gather has been curtailed, it has not stopped our partners from stepping up to make a…

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The Corps
Staying Motivated During the Virtual Workday

City Year Philly staff and AmeriCorps members Egypt Worthy (top left), Grant Draughn (top right), Kylie Brazil (bottom left), and…

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The Corps
Idealist LACY Goals

This blog started as a commentary on my job search after City Year. When I graduated from college last year,…

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Our Impact
Oasis On Ballou

This year has been anything but easy, luckily, we were able to make the most of it and serve our…

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