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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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Equity
Supporting schools with the help of Red Nose Day
May 24, 2021

Get ready to put your digital #NosesOn to help Red Nose Day raise funds that support students, teachers and AmeriCorps…

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The Corps
Resources to support the mental health and well-being of our corps
May 15, 2021

Here are four ways we work to support City Year AmeriCorps member wellbeing and mental health during their service year…

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Our Impact
The Good within a Hard Year
May 10, 2021

A year unlike any other means as a corps we were dealing with new obstacles daily. It is easy to…

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The Corps
Leaders Are Born When They Become Fearless
May 5, 2021

AmeriCorps member, Neha Sajjad shares more about her coming into City Year, with so much she didn’t know about herself,…

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The Corps
A City Year is more than just a gap year

Alum Claire Dempsey shares her experience of taking a gap year before college to do City Year.

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The Corps
The Evolution of Packing for Virtual Events- Our Top Takeaways
April 26, 2021

Our team has spent quite a lot of time in the Lavine Civic Forum of the City Year HQ this…

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Equity
CYP Hosts Third Year of BARWE215 – Building Anti-Racist White Educators Philadelphia
April 23, 2021

City Year’s work is founded upon 10 core values. Belief in the Power of Young People, Empathy, Social Justice for…

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The Corps
Connecting students to school during COVID-19
April 22, 2021

How AmeriCorps members support and engage students during the pandemic by listening and learning

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Benefits & Resources
Everything you need to know about housing and relocation for City Year
April 20, 2021

Each year, many of our AmeriCorps members relocate to cities across the country to begin service. We know that this…

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The Corps
Donate to CYSA’s AmeriCorps Member Food Pantry
April 19, 2021

The CYSA Food Pantry needs to be replenished for our incoming AmeriCorps members. Consider donating any item(s) on CYSA’s Amazon…

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The Corps
How City Year Inspired Ceaira to do a Year of Service 
April 15, 2021

Read on to learn more about AmeriCorps member, Ceaira Mcneil, and how her experience with City Year inspired her to do…

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The Corps
Spotlight on Southwark School: A Recap of City Year Philly’s Third Virtual Visit
April 13, 2021

On Tuesday, March 23, members of the City Year Philly community gathered for our third virtual school visit with AmeriCorps…

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