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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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Thinking about a year of service in Kansas City? Here’s what recruiters think you should know.
April 2, 2021

Experience with kids is a plus, but it’s not the only way to stand out. Tutoring and mentoring kids is…

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Equity
Meet DBIE Council Members, Jovan Goldsmith and Haley Woods
March 15, 2021

Learn more about City Year Milwaukee Diversity, Belonging, Inclusivity & Equity Council from council members, Jovan Goldsmith, and Haley Woods.

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Equity
Celebrating Black History Month
March 1, 2021

During the month of February, City Year Boston celebrated Black History Month and the accomplishments of Black individuals, organizations, and movements…

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The Corps
Equity Summit Four: Big Citizenship
February 26, 2021

At City Year Milwaukee, AmeriCorps members and staff come together to participate in equity summits. An important part of our…

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Our Community
A Conversation with City Year LA Board Co-Chair Mattie McFadden-Lawson
February 23, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, City Year AmeriCorps member Aysia-Marie Perkins sat down virtually with our Board Co-Chair Mattie…

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Our Alumni
Leadership After City Year: Celebrating Black Excellence Among our Alumni

In celebration of Black History Month, we are featuring our incredible alumni, modern day heroes who continue to change the world. Keep reading to get to…

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The Corps
Idealist LACY Goals
February 12, 2021

This blog started as a commentary on my job search after City Year. When I graduated from college last year,…

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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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Benefits & Resources
Tips to ace job interviews from AmeriCorps mentors
January 26, 2021

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

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Benefits & Resources
Supporting Your Pre-Service Experience
January 6, 2021

Service Year Advisors help prospective and confirmed corps members move from application to registration and are a valuable resource to…

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Benefits & Resources
5 things you should know before applying
December 16, 2020

Thinking about applying to serve with City Year AmeriCorps? Here are five key things you should consider first!

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The Corps
Meet Taco Bell’s Live Más Scholarship Winner, Clark Shimeall
December 11, 2020

City Year Boston offers a robust community-based experience that encourages you to grow professionally and personally. We offer many different resources to support our AmeriCorps members in their plans…

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