be_ixf;ym_202205 d_26; ct_50

Our stories

Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year Americorps members, students, partners and alumni.

Filter by
Our Impact
Serving Our Community Through A Pandemic
January 27, 2022

It is hard to believe that it’s only been two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began when it feels like…

Read the story
Our Impact
Building The Infrastructure For Student Success

The day I was selected to be City Year San Antonio’s English Language Arts Coordinator for Sam Houston High School…

Read the story
Education
Next Level Communication: Deloitte Business Chemistry

Everyone is familiar with the adage, ”Communication is key.” And it’s true! Active and intentional communication is essential to the…

Read the story
An AmeriCorps member watches students board school buses
Benefits & Resources
Four car-friendly City Year sites
January 18, 2022

Not all cities have robust public transit systems, so it may be best to commute by car for some sites….

Read the story
City Year literacy
Education
Become a stronger literacy coach
January 11, 2022

Help students recovering from pandemic-related disruptions gain confidence in their reading and writing skills.

Read the story
City Year member and student at school
Benefits & Resources
Four ways to ace the short answer responses on your City Year application
January 4, 2022

Before you begin your City Year application, check out these tips to help you ace your short answer questions!

Read the story
The Corps
The Year So Far– Parkside Knights Edition
December 28, 2021

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

Read the story
The Corps
The Year So Far– Parker-Varney Panthers Edition

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

Read the story
The Corps
The Year So Far– Northwest Eagles Edition

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

Read the story
City Year AmeriCorps member on busy city street
Benefits & Resources
4 City Year sites with public transportation passes

You won’t need a car to serve in one of these cities! Here are four sites that offer free public…

Read the story
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…

Read the story
Our Impact
Meet City Year San Antonio’s Newest Board Members
December 22, 2021

Erv Lessel Managing Director, Deloitte Erv Lessel is a Deloitte Consulting Managing Director located in San Antonio, Texas. He is…

Read the story
National Strategic Partners
  • AbbVie logo
  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
  • Red Nose Day logo
National Partners
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Bank of America logo
  • Celanese logo
  • CSX logo
  • NFL Inspire Change logo
  • Taco Bell Foundation logo block for footer