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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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Education
Trusting relationships fuel City Year’s work in Memphis
June 1, 2021

The trusting relationships City Year Memphis created with AmeriCorps members and school partners led to deeper collaboration during the pandemic.

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Education
Sharing City Year’s innovation work
May 27, 2021

Working with partners to design equitable learning environments is an important part of City Year’s innovation and school design efforts.

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Our Alumni
Championing the work of our APIDA-Identifying Alumni
May 25, 2021

In honor of Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American Heritage Month we are celebrating our APIDA-identifying alumni and the incredible careers…

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The Corps
Spotlight on Lewis C. Cassidy School: A Recap of City Year Philly’s Virtual Visit

On Wednesday, May 12, members of the City Year Philadelphia (CYP) community gathered for the fourth and final virtual school…

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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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Education
The Psychological Challenges for Students and Teachers Ahead
May 19, 2021

Three immediate things we can do to help students and teachers

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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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Education
City Year CEO on Supporting Students Through the Pandemic
May 3, 2021

AmeriCorps members are intentionally checking in with both students and adults to see how they are doing; for example, one…

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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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