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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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Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary with MLK Day of Service
January 27, 2022

Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary with MLK Day of Service On January 17, City Year Orlando commemorated 10 years of service…

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Celebrating our 15th Annual MLK Day of Service
January 26, 2022

On January 17th our Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team (CE) brought together 230 staff and AmeriCorps members for a “Day…

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Our Return to In-Person Service
January 19, 2022

As we embarked on the first Care Force in-person event in 615 days, the air was filled with much excitement…

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An AmeriCorps member watches students board school buses
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Four car-friendly City Year sites
January 18, 2022

Not all cities have robust public transit systems, so it may be best to commute by car for some sites….

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Become a stronger literacy coach
January 11, 2022

Help students recovering from pandemic-related disruptions gain confidence in their reading and writing skills.

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City Year member and student at school
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Four ways to ace the short answer responses on your City Year application
January 4, 2022

Before you begin your City Year application, check out these tips to help you ace your short answer questions!

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The Corps
The Year So Far– Parkside Knights Edition
December 28, 2021

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

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The Corps
The Year So Far– Parker-Varney Panthers Edition

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

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The Corps
The Year So Far– Northwest Eagles Edition

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

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City Year AmeriCorps member on busy city street
Benefits & Resources
4 City Year sites with public transportation passes

You won’t need a car to serve in one of these cities! Here are four sites that offer free public…

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The Corps
The Year So Far– Wilson Wolves Edition
December 27, 2021

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

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The Year So Far– Bakersville Bulldog Edition
December 23, 2021

As we wrap up 2021, each of our school teams took the time to share updates and highlights from the…

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