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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 alums.

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The Corps
A year like no other: supporting students during COVID-19
February 9, 2021

While service looks different at each of City Year’s 29 U.S. sites during COVID-19, connecting with students remains the priority…

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Little Caesars Pizza Kits!
The Corps
National Pizza Day

As we celebrate National Pizza Day, City Year Detroit thanks the Ilitch Family for donating pizzas to our corps for them to…

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Education
Supporting Young Heroes
February 8, 2021

WHEN YOUNG HEROES SHOW UP, WORK HARD AND ACHIEVE, WE ALL WIN. At City Year, we believe students can reach…

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Our Impact
Building a Beloved Community: A Recap of MLK Day 2021
February 4, 2021

Brianna Moran, Senior AmeriCorps Member, shares a drawing depicting a mentoring relationship with one of her students at Southwark School.   …

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Our Community
Learn why President and CEO of CPS Energy, Paula Gold-Williams Supports City Year!
February 3, 2021

A Letter from Paula Gold-Williams, President and CEO of CPS Energy. City Year San Antonio’s 2021 Idealist of the Year…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight- January
January 28, 2021

Each month as part of our alumni newsletter, we feature some of our amazing alumni and what they’ve been up…

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Our Community
Reflections on Motherhood & Working From Home
January 27, 2021

When the pandemic hit, our AmeriCorps members weren’t the only ones who shifted to working remotely. City Year Boston’s nearly 80+ employees also quickly shifted to…

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The Corps
Dedicating my Red Jacket to my Mother
January 26, 2021

At the start of each year, each City Year site holds a Red Jacket Dedication ceremony where every City Year…

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Our Impact
City Year Milwaukee’s Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

On Monday, January 18th, City Year Milwaukee hosted our annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, hosted…

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Our Impact
A Racial Equity Summit to Commemorate Dr. King

On January 18, 2021, City Year San José/Silicon Valley celebrated the 35th national Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday by organizing…

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Benefits & Resources
Tips to ace job interviews from AmeriCorps mentors

The interview is a space for you to tell your prospective employer more about your background, experiences, and to express…

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Our Impact
L.A. Rams and SoFi Make Deep Investment to Support the Students of Crozier Middle School in Inglewood
January 25, 2021

On Monday, January 11, 2021, City Year LA had a wonderful Zoom celebration hosted by the Los Angeles Rams and…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners