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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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A Love Letter to Buffalo, New York
January 27, 2022

You may not have heard a whole lot about Buffalo, New York before seeing that it’s City Year’s newest site. …

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Our Impact
Celebrating our 15th Annual MLK Day of Service
January 26, 2022

On January 17th our Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team (CE) brought together 230 staff and AmeriCorps members for a “Day…

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Education
Become a stronger literacy coach
January 11, 2022

Help students recovering from pandemic-related disruptions gain confidence in their reading and writing skills.

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The Corps
The Year So Far– Parkside Knights Edition
December 28, 2021

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

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The Corps
The Year So Far– Parker-Varney Panthers Edition

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

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The Corps
The Year So Far– Northwest Eagles Edition

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

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The Corps
The Year So Far– Wilson Wolves Edition
December 27, 2021

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

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Our Impact
Meet City Year San Antonio’s Newest Board Members
December 22, 2021

Erv Lessel Managing Director, Deloitte Erv Lessel is a Deloitte Consulting Managing Director located in San Antonio, Texas. He is…

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Education
One-on-One Time Can Make All The Difference

At the beginning of the school year, I was finding it hard to connect with a fourth-grade student I was…

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Our Community
New Faces in Impact Leadership
December 20, 2021

This Fall, we welcomed two new staff members to our Impact Leadership team: Mark Campbell, Impact Director, and Janelle Mulvaney,…

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Highbridge Team
The Corps
Service Coming Full Circle in the South Bronx
December 14, 2021

  Meet Marc! He’s a former CYNY student turned CYNY AmeriCorps member. Marc is a Bronx native who went to…

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Our Community
City Year Miami Holiday Wishes
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