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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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One-on-One Time Can Make All The Difference
December 22, 2021

At the beginning of the school year, I was finding it hard to connect with a fourth-grade student I was…

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Our Impact
Taking Breaks with City Year
December 21, 2021

I have an 8th grade student in my third period who is often filled with energy, and sitting still in…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Our Impact
Celebrating World Kindness Week 2021 with Snapchat and City Year Los Angeles
November 23, 2021

Earlier this month our Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team teamed up with our partners at Snapchat for World Kindness Week…

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Our Community
Kingdom For Kids Playground Build
November 22, 2021

City Year San Antonio and the Rotary Club of San Antonio hosted the Kingdom for Kids Playground Build this past weekend, on Saturday, November 20th….

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Education
Breakfast for Champions Event Recap

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

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Our Impact
Impact And Eggs 2021
November 21, 2021

On November 8th, 2021 City Year Milwaukee hosted our annual Impact and Eggs Event. The following remarks were delivered by…

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Hannah and fellow ACMs Martha & Risa
Our Impact
My Red Jacket Dedication: To Dr. Roche, Professor and Mentor
November 20, 2021

At the start of each year, each City Year site holds a Red Jacket Dedication ceremony where every City Year…

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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…

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Our Community
Where Service Happens: Buffalo Collegiate Charter School
November 17, 2021

The School Where We Serve Buffalo Collegiate Charter School (BCCS) was founded in 2018, originally working with grades 4 and…

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