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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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A partner teacher at one of our LA schools.
Education
City Year Los Angeles Teacher Spotlight- Part 2
February 19, 2020

Today we are spotlighting Ms. Tellez who has been teaching for 34 years at 93rd St. Elementary School, keep reading…

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Alphabet signs displayed in the classroom.
Our Impact
Teacher appreciation: Meet Mr. Morris
February 15, 2020

Typically, when individuals are asked about the best teacher they had, they think of an actual teacher they had when…

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Benefits & Resources
Three hot housing tips for prospective AmeriCorps members
February 14, 2020

Here are some tips and suggestions from a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member’s experience of searching for housing in their…

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A partner teacher at one of our schools.
Education
City Year Los Angeles Teacher Spotlight
February 12, 2020

City Year AmeriCorps members work side-by-side in collaboration with their partner teachers to fully support their students in the classroom. We are…

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Our Impact
Akin Gump in Action (East Harlem, NY) 2019

Akin Gump in Action Chronicle (East Harlem, NY) 2019 “Oh my goodness! I get to go to New York?!” I…

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A walkie talkie and a carpenter square sit on several piles of lumber.
Our Impact
AT&T Impact Day (Trenton, NJ) 2019

AT&T #attimpact Day Chronicle (Trenton, NJ) 2019 Following our event in Miami, we had a few days in the office…

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Our Impact
AT&T Impact Day (Redmond, WA) 2019

AT&T Impact Day Chronicle (Redmond, WA) 2019 When I accepted my position on Team Care Force (TCF), I knew that…

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Rachel Rice, Mark Johnson and Jenna Kim conduct PT Practice in the Auditorium of Bret Harte Middle School in Hayward, CA.
Our Impact
AT&T Impact Day (Hayward, CA) 2019

AT&T #attimpact Day Chronicle (Hayward, CA) 2019 This trip had a lot of different components outside the scope of a…

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Our Impact
Meet the Parry Family

  On Monday, January 20th, more than 400 volunteers joined City Year Milwaukee for a day of service at Lancaster…

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Our Impact
Q2 Partner Highlights

Q2 Partner Highlights  City Year Philadelphia’s work is made possible thanks to organizations and community partners across the city who often…

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AmeriCorps Member and student working at white board
The Corps
What Ubuntu means to me and my service year
February 11, 2020

City Year Chicago AmeriCorps member Anthony Ortiz shares what Ubuntu means to them and for their service year at Dett…

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“I have always seen food both as a source of personal joy and as an avenue to bring people together to build connections and community. Food opens the doorway to learning about different cultures and histories as well.”
Our Impact
6 Black-Owned Restaurants We Love in Boston

Kimmy Lee is a charismatic connector on the City Boston People Team – the department that supports human resources for our staff and…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners