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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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The Corps
Self-Care During Hard Times
April 24, 2020

How do you practice self-care? If you’re not sure, ask yourself these questions.

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Our Impact
Service Beyond the Classroom – Get to Know CYP’s Civic Engagement Team

In 1988 Michael Brown and Alan Khazei, founders of City Year, established the organization on the idea that one person…

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Our Impact
Helpful resources to support students during COVID-19

With so many online resources how do you find the best ones for your students? City Year created, vetted, and…

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Our Alumni
A Letter from a City Year Boston Alum
April 23, 2020

Give now to support AmeriCorps members’ service in virtual classrooms. Isabel Barros is the City Year Boston Alumni Board Chair…

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The Corps
AmeriCorps Member Spotlight

My students have impacted me, as much as I have impacted them because they help me to understand what students…

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Our Impact
Q3 Partnership Highlights
April 22, 2020

Q3 Partnership Highlights   Year in and year out the work that City Year can accomplish is made possible by a strong…

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The Corps
Prepare for the career you want through service
April 21, 2020

Wondering how City Year can help you grow professionally? Read on to learn how service can help jumpstart your career.

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The Corps
Life as a City Year AmeriCorps Member During COVID-19
April 20, 2020

  As the health pandemic that is COVID-19 has come in and disrupted the first half 2020 for the entire…

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The Corps
5 Ways You Can Support City Year Milwaukee
April 15, 2020

Service may look different during these unprecedented times, but our AmeriCorps continue to stay committed to service. Learn more about…

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The Corps
City Year prepared me for a career in teaching
April 14, 2020

City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member Jordan Contreras shares why his decision to serve students this year is helping prepare him…

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Our Impact
CSX Santa Train (Jacksonville, FL) 2019

  ALL ABOARD THE SANTA TRAIN! Team Care Force (TCF) traveled to Jacksonville, FL this past November to assist our…

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Our Impact
AmeriCorps Member Spotlight: Meet Mid-Year AmeriCorps Member Anthony Smith
April 13, 2020

For City Year “Mid-Year” AmeriCorps members, the City Year experience can be tough. Joining in the middle of the service…

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