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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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Opening Week 2021
August 6, 2021

READY TO SERVE! City Year Orlando celebrates the AmeriCorps members committing a year of service to Orlando students during the…

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Education
City Year AmeriCorps members are student success coaches
August 4, 2021

Here’s what “student success coach” means to us and why we believe more schools could benefit from having this additional…

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AmeriCorps member Samantha Richard poses in the classroom with a book she plans to read to her first grade students.
The Corps
5 Things I Wish I Knew
August 3, 2021

Each year, City Year New Orleans welcomes a new group of talented and dedicated AmeriCorps members. Over their year of…

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The Corps
The Impact of Affinity Groups
August 2, 2021

  Does the term “affinity group” mean anything to you? In case it doesn’t, affinity groups are gathering opportunities for people who may share…

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Our Impact
Advancing educational equity with the Network for School Improvement during COVID-19
July 28, 2021

Throughout the pandemic, City Year’s Network for School Improvement has helped educators find new ways to prioritize the well-being of…

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Benefits & Resources
4 ways to stretch your AmeriCorps stipend
July 20, 2021

When you’re living on an AmeriCorps stipend, every penny counts. To help you make the most of your bi-weekly stipend,…

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Education
What the COVID-19 pandemic taught us about supporting students and practitioners
July 14, 2021

The challenges of COVID-19 showed how essential student success coaches can be. AmeriCorps members collaborated with teachers and communities to…

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The Corps
Reflections from multiple years of service
July 7, 2021

Vanessa is a 3rd year City Year Corps member with a wonderful perspective on supporting her community. Learn more about…

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Our Impact
Making Service to Students Possible
June 25, 2021

City Year Orlando is grateful to Heart of Florida United Way for their continued investment and partnership in our work…

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service
The Corps
National service can help young people find jobs
June 23, 2021

National service like City Year will be more important than ever for young adults navigating a changing and recovering labor…

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The Corps
Leadership After City Year: A spotlight on four AmeriCorps members’ career plans
June 21, 2021

AmeriCorps members Andrea Barajas (top left), Lauren Moore (top right), Jessica Szasz (bottom left), and Samirah Thompson (bottom right) discuss…

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The Corps
Celebrating the City Year LA AmeriCorps Class of 2021
June 17, 2021

Earlier this month we graduated our 2020-21 AmeriCorps class, marking the end of our 14th year of service in Los Angeles.   This year’s corps…

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