be_ixf;ym_202209 d_27; ct_50

Our stories

Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year Americorps members, students, partners and alumni.

Filter by
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
February 12, 2020

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

Read the story
CityYearMilwaukee_MLKDay_McKean-46 (1)
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…

Read the story
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…

Read the story
The Corps
2019 Corps Winter Celebration

With the holiday season around the corner and 2019 ending, it‘s the perfect time for reflecting and looking ahead. For City…

Read the story
Four rows of change getting bigger next to a jar full of change. All of the piles have plants growing out of them to symbolize the increase in savings.
The Corps
Thrifty Thursday

Raise your hand if you like to save money. If you just raised your hand, keep reading. Even if you…

Read the story
AmeriCorps Member and student working at white board
The Corps
What Ubuntu Means to Me and My Service Year
February 11, 2020

I was born at Mercy Hospital near Chicago’s Motor District on the Southside. I didn’t grow up in Chicago’s Southside,…

Read the story
“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…

Read the story
Team Care Force poses at City Year HQ with City Year jackets.
The Corps
Welcome TCF 13

Welcome Team Care Force #13! Introducing the new Senior AmeriCorps members serving with Care Force 2019-2020. #TCF13   Name: Brittany…

Read the story
City Year AmeriCorps member tutoring students
Benefits & Resources
Four law schools offering scholarships to City Year alumni

City Year Alumni go on to have diverse careers. See how you can advance yours through a law degree.

Read the story
The Corps
Why I chose to serve with City Year Milwaukee 
February 9, 2020

Learn why City Year Milwaukee Team Leader, Shontrice, decided to do a year of service and how her students inspire…

Read the story
City Year Columbus alum Alen Amimi stands in a group hug with his teammates
Our Alumni
#cyhead2toe: Alums reflect on a decade of service
February 6, 2020

we invited several members of our 32,000+ alumni community to share short uniform stories that explore the power and potential…

Read the story
Our Impact
Board Member Spotlight – Nolan Tully
February 5, 2020

    For Nolan Tully, a City Year Philadelphia (CYP) Associate Board member and a Partner at Philadelphia headquartered law…

Read the story
National Strategic Partners
  • AbbVie logo
  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
  • Red Nose Day logo
National Partners
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Bank of America logo
  • Celanese logo
  • NFL Inspire Change logo
  • Taco Bell Foundation logo block for footer