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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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The Corps
Overcoming Impostor Syndrome
May 1, 2023

City Year Detroit welcomed creative genius and novelist Andre Ebron to present on Imposter Syndrome to our AmeriCorps members and…

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City Year alum Yvonne Garcia
Our Alumni
Celebrating City Year alum Yvonne Garcia
April 24, 2023

Yvonne’s journey as an educator started as an AmeriCorps member with City Year San Antonio. She is now an award-winning…

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Equity
How City Year centers equity and community in research
April 17, 2023

As City Year centers equity in our research work, we’ve defined and adjusted new capacities: community-based action research, trend forecasting…

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Equity
Fostering men of color in education
March 29, 2023

City Year Detroit hosted a panel to discuss how increasing the number of male educators of color will help close…

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Our Alumni
How a City Year Recruiter Changed My Life
February 27, 2023

After graduating from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, I was unsure of what I wanted to do. I ended…

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Cadence Pentheny (New Hampshire '17, '18) 2022 Distinguished Young Alum award recipient
Our Alumni
Celebrating City Year alum Cadence Pentheny
February 21, 2023

Cadence Pentheny, City Year New Hampshire ‘17, ‘18, awarded the 2022 Alumni Leadership Award for their dedication to social justice.

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Our Impact
City Year’s six areas of impact
February 16, 2023

As an organization committed to continuous learning, the ways in which we and our partners seek to make an impact…

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Our Alumni
City Year Philly Love Stories
February 14, 2023

For many City Year Philadelphia (CYP) AmeriCorps members, the relationships formed through their year of service can have a lifechanging…

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The Corps
Reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of service
February 3, 2023

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service reminds us of mentorship and leading while contributing to others’ success.

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Equity
“I have a dream . . .” Starbucks & City Year collaboration

For the third year in a row, City Year Detroit and Starbucks teamed up to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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Our Alumni
City Year Little Rock Announces Two New Managers
January 27, 2023

Hires Include Former AmeriCorps Member and Local Educator    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 3, 2023) – City Year Little Rock…

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Our Community
City Year Marches for Unity: San Antonio’s 36th MLK Jr. March
January 26, 2023

“Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.”  – Martin Luther King Jr.   City Year San Antonio was honored…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners