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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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Benefits & Resources
How to use your Segal Education Award
December 21, 2021

Did you know that one of the key benefits AmeriCorps members receive is access to the Segal Education Award to…

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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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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…

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The Corps
What does City Year service really look like this year?
December 7, 2021

This year, all City Year AmeriCorps members returned to in-person learning. What’s the experience been like? Read on to learn…

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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…

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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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The Corps
Celebrating Excellence in Service – Fall 2021
November 21, 2021

Each quarter, the Excellence in Service Award recognises an ACM, SL, and Staff member for their commitment to the ideals…

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The Corps
Day in the Life – Care Force in the Office
November 19, 2021

Care Force prides itself on the quality of its physical and virtual service events, which have engaged more than 100,000 volunteers and over…

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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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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!

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Our Impact
Power Greeting at a New School
November 12, 2021

Power greeting is a part of the City Year culture that is seen often in the schools we serve. This…

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