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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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The Corps
The Year So Far– Northwest Eagles 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– 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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Education
One-on-One Time Can Make All The Difference
December 22, 2021

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 Impact
Taking Breaks with City Year
December 21, 2021

I have an 8th grade student in my third period who is often filled with energy, and sitting still in…

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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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Benefits & Resources
Get registration day ready with City Year
December 9, 2021

You’ve accepted the invitation to serve, but now what? Here’s what you need to know about registration day at City…

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The Corps
What does City Year service really look like this year?
December 7, 2021

This year, all City Year AmeriCorps members returned to in-person learning. What’s the experience been like? Read on to learn…

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Our Community
Kingdom For Kids Playground Build
November 22, 2021

City Year San Antonio and the Rotary Club of San Antonio hosted the Kingdom for Kids Playground Build this past weekend, on Saturday, November 20th….

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Education
Breakfast for Champions Event Recap

City Year San Antonio hosted our Breakfast for Champions Event presented by Valero on Thursday, November 11th. The event was the…

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The Corps
Celebrating Excellence in Service – Fall 2021
November 21, 2021

Each quarter, the Excellence in Service Award recognises an ACM, SL, and Staff member for their commitment to the ideals…

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The Corps
Day in the Life – Care Force in the Office
November 19, 2021

Care Force prides itself on the quality of its physical and virtual service events, which have engaged more than 100,000 volunteers and over…

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Education
Social-Emotional Learning Support with Dr. Robert Balfanz
November 18, 2021

What is necessary for students to thrive in education? The idea of what students need to succeed both in the…

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