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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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Benefits & Resources
City Year offers a fantastic gap year experience
March 16, 2022

If you are a recent high school graduate or a current college student unsure what to do this fall, City…

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City Year Columbus AmeriCorps member appreciation month
The Corps
Celebrating AmeriCorps week at City Year Columbus
March 14, 2022

During AmeriCorps celebration, we recognize the commitment of the millions of Americans who have chosen to serve and encourage more…

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Our Impact
The Value of a Mentor
March 8, 2022

When I am asked to describe what ‘mentorship’ means to me, I think of City Year. I am reminded of…

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Equity
Building diverse and equitable organizations: Q&A with Loren Hudson, Chief Diversity Officer at Comcast Cable

As part of City Year’s commitment to becoming an anti-racist organization, we are actively building Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity…

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No matter where you choose to serve, City Year AmeriCorps is a valuable experience
Benefits & Resources
Deciding where to serve your City Year
March 3, 2022

We have a new interactive map to help find information that’s most important to you about serving with City Year….

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A team of City Year AmeriCorps members stand with their hands in the center of a circle, ready to do a spirit break
Benefits & Resources
City Year to increase stipend for AmeriCorps members

To ensure more young adults can serve, City Year will be raising stipends for first year AmeriCorps members to at…

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Equity
How City Year Detroit Celebrated Black History Month
March 1, 2022

As we enter a new month, we want to take a moment to both reflect on and share a few…

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Equity
Emerging Historians: A Personal Reflection on Black History Month
February 28, 2022

Someone recently asked me, “Are you able to show up to work as your authentic self?” My response was, “I…

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City Year AmeriCorps member teacher pathways opportunities
Benefits & Resources
City Year teacher pathways foster joy and belonging
February 23, 2022

City Year’s Teacher Pathways program is training the next generation of diverse and equity-focused educators. Learn more about this unique…

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The Corps
Black History Lesson From The Civil Rights Era: Compassion, Understanding and Critical Thinking
February 22, 2022

A City Year Detroit AmeriCorps Guest Blog   I have come to realize that one of the most important things…

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City Year AmeriCorps member student success coach
The Corps
Curious about serving with City Year in Kansas City, Little Rock, Memphis or Philadelphia?
February 15, 2022

Looking to support students in a vibrant new community? Here are four amazing cities where you can make a difference.

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Our Community
Drive for Success Golf Event

On Saturday, January 29, City Year Orlando hosting our annual Drive for Success Golf Tournament. This event brought together leaders…

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