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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
Three amazing ways to support AmeriCorps members
March 31, 2020

Consider serving with City Year Baton Rouge! Here are three ways they work to support AmeriCorps members through their year…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Alejandro Villafuerte

Ben and Brittany were able to do a call with Alejandro Villafuerte about his experience serving with City Year. We…

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Our Impact
AmeriCorps Member Spotlight

Due to COVID-19, City Year San Antonio’s (CYSA) annual Ripples of Hope Dinner, planned for April 1, 2020 was canceled….

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City Year Boston’s Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
March 30, 2020

Originally Posted 3.30.20: City Year Boston’s work looks and feels much different today than it did a few weeks ago. However, our…

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City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members at Opening Day in September, 2019
Our Impact
A Day in the Life of Virtual Service
March 27, 2020

Team Leader, Mina Raj, shares more about her experience serving virtually and shares more insight on what a “day in…

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Our Alumni
A note in honor of AmeriCorps Appreciation Month
March 26, 2020

As the heart of this organization, we simply could not do this work without you. Thank you.

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio’s Response to COVID-19

As part of the City Year community, we wanted to reach out to provide an update on the impacts of…

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The Corps
Care Force Mid-Year Summit

A component of the City Year calendar is the Mid-Year Summit, where AmeriCorps members come together to reestablish expectations and…

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Our Impact
CSX with Operation Gratitude (Cincinnati, OH) 2019
March 24, 2020

Wednesday, October 2: Travel Day It was a nice, fall day in Boston when five of my teammates and I…

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Benefits & Resources
Digital Resources for our San Jose Community (Updated)

One of City Year’s core values is teamwork. We strive to work powerfully together in a unified effort to achieve…

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The Corps
Update: City Year Jacksonville’s Response to Covid-19
March 18, 2020

Dear City Year Jacksonville Community, The safety and well-being of the City Year community—our AmeriCorps members, students, staff members, partners…

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City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member
Our Impact
Julia’s Belief In The Power Of Young People
March 13, 2020

Julia’s favorite City Year value is, “belief in the power of young people.” During her year of service her own…

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