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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 alums.

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#WhyIStillServe with City Year LA – Kimberly Renderos
December 11, 2023

There is no going back to who you were after experiencing the impact of a service year with City Year….

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Maddy Allen – Reflecting on my time at City Year

Reflecting on my Time at City Year Maddy Allen ’17 Upon reflecting on my time at City Year, I realized…

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An AmeriCorps member in a classroom.
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City Year application tips

Here at City Year, we want to make our application process as smooth as possible. Here’s a checklist of application…

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$55,000 Raised at City Year Detroit’s Leadership Breakfast
November 29, 2023

  City Year Detroit’s Leadership Breakfast brought together local leaders from the business, education, and philanthropic sectors to discuss education…

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Perspectives from a first year AmeriCorps member
November 14, 2023

Harrison Evers is a first year AmeriCorps member serving with City Year Buffalo as a student success coach, where he…

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The power of student success coaches in schools
November 9, 2023

City Year is releasing a new resource for practitioners, The Power of Student Success Coaches in Community Schools. This guide…

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City Year Dallas Uplift Announcement
November 2, 2023

We are thrilled to share some exciting news regarding City Year Dallas’ continued commitment to providing invaluable support to students…

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Our Alumni
When Service Changes Your Life – Erin Willis
October 23, 2023

City Year L.A. alum, Erin Willis (’17 and ’18), shared her story of impact and reflected on her years as…

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Celebrating Massachusetts STEM Week
October 20, 2023

Every year, City Year Greater Boston’s Civic Engagement (BCE) team leverages the power of thousands of volunteers to improve the…

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The Corps
The Ripple Effects of Mentorship: Bianca Samayoa
October 12, 2023

What does it really mean to have someone, a mentor, change your life? The concept of being part of that…

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City Year promotes welcoming spaces
October 11, 2023

In honor of National Coming Out Day, City Year is reasserting our desire to create welcoming spaces where we work…

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Creating impact, one event at a time: Behind the scenes with CYP’s Civic Engagement team
October 5, 2023

Keimahney Carlisle (pictured fourth, red jacket) writes about her experiences serving on City Year Philadelphia’s 2022-23 Civic Engagement team.  …

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