be_ixf;ym_202206 d_26; 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
Highbridge Team
The Corps
Service Coming Full Circle in the South Bronx
December 14, 2021

  Meet Marc! He’s a former CYNY student turned CYNY AmeriCorps member. Marc is a Bronx native who went to…

Read the story
City Year Boston Alum now teaching in boston
Our Alumni
Celebrating City Year alum and Award-winning Educator Kevin Dua
December 13, 2021

As a Black male educator, Kevin Dua is both setting an example and expanding the minds of the students he…

Read the story
A team of City Year AmeriCorps members stand with their hands in the center of a circle, ready to do a spirit break
Benefits & Resources
Get registration day ready with City Year
December 9, 2021

You’ve accepted the invitation to serve, but now what? Here’s what you need to know about registration day at City…

Read the story
Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: David Guzman (‘14, ‘15), Program Manager, Community Resource Corps and CYP Board Member
December 2, 2021

Left: David Guzman, Program Manager, Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service, City of Philadelphia. Right: David with his…

Read the story
City Year in the classroom
Benefits & Resources
Five exclusive City Year college scholarships
November 30, 2021

Thinking about college after City Year service? Here are five exclusive scholarships that help you achieve your education goals after…

Read the story
Education
Breakfast for Champions Event Recap
November 22, 2021

City Year San Antonio hosted our Breakfast for Champions Event presented by Valero on Thursday, November 11th. The event was the…

Read the story
Education
Social-Emotional Learning Support with Dr. Robert Balfanz
November 18, 2021

What is necessary for students to thrive in education? The idea of what students need to succeed both in the…

Read the story
City Year classroom in school service
Benefits & Resources
Top five questions you have about City Year service, answered
November 16, 2021

Have some burning questions before applying to serve with City Year? Find those answers here!

Read the story
Our Impact
City Year Builds Relationships for Life
November 10, 2021

When I joined City Year in Fall 2016, I was unsure what to expect. Months before, I finished my last…

Read the story
City Year in school service and teacher pathways
Education
City Year is nurturing diverse future teachers

Hundreds of City Year AmeriCorps members decide to become teachers after their year of service. We are doing more to…

Read the story
City Year classroom
The Corps
The “mid-fall slump” and what to expect
November 2, 2021

Though this part of the City Year experience may be particularly challenging, it’s also normal! And we want you to…

Read the story
Benefits & Resources
Deepening our impact with the Steans Family Foundation
October 25, 2021

City Year Chicago (CYCHI) is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Steans Family Foundation, a longtime supporter and advocate for the North…

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
  • CSX logo
  • NFL Inspire Change logo
  • Taco Bell Foundation logo block for footer