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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 alumni.

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Building The Infrastructure For Student Success
January 27, 2022

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

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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…

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Our Community
A Love Letter to Buffalo, New York

You may not have heard a whole lot about Buffalo, New York before seeing that it’s City Year’s newest site. …

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Our Impact
Celebrating our 15th Annual MLK Day of Service
January 26, 2022

On January 17th our Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team (CE) brought together 230 staff and AmeriCorps members for a “Day…

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Become a stronger literacy coach
January 11, 2022

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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Education
One-on-One Time Can Make All The Difference

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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