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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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When professional development and service go hand-in-hand
October 23, 2019

With this year’s MLK Day of Service behind us now, I’ve been thinking a lot about what the day means…

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How City Year really prepares you for “the real world”

City Year strongly believes in the idea that it takes a village to raise a child, so it is invaluable…

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Find what fulfills you

Here are some of the ways City Year San Antonio AmeriCorps members take care of themselves to ensure we bring…

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The benefits of a gap year
October 15, 2019

Taking a gap year, whether it’s between high school and college, during your undergraduate years or after college, is a…

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Why you should serve with City Year Philadelphia
October 8, 2019

There is so much to love about living and working in Philadelphia. Between the scenic parks, accessible art, delicious food and the…

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4 public policy program scholarships for City Year alumni
October 1, 2019

If you’re interested in positively shaping your community through policy, you’ll want to check out some of our University Partnerships….

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Four counseling and psychology program scholarships for City Year alumni
September 24, 2019

City Year has more 20 University Partnerships that offer alumni scholarships for graduate-level programs in the mental health field. Here’s…

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How a year in service can propel a masters in public administration

Through City Year’s University Partnership with the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania, Walker took advantage of…

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Relocating to serve isn’t easy; we want to help
September 10, 2019

Moving is something that’s not only logistically challenging but can also be a strain financially, particularly when you’re learning to…

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Bites on a budget during your service year
August 20, 2019

Discovering new places to have a great meal is a fun way to get to know the community where you’ll…

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Housing expert gives advice for City Year AmeriCorps members
August 13, 2019

In 2013, Ofo Ezeugwu was an undergraduate student atTemple University. He served as vice president of the student body and…

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City Year Los Angeles: back to school 2019
August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year is off to a great start not only because we get to reunite with teachers and…

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