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Our stories

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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Paolo Aligada gives double thumbs-up while standing in front of a whiteboard covered in lesson plan strategies.
Our Impact
Our students have so much to offer and teach us.
June 28, 2018

“Good morning, Mr. Aligada!” Dee shouted as he skipped towards me across the Meyer Elementary School courtyard.  I responded back, “Good…

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Our Impact
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and City Year Partnership

In April, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced a partnership with City Year to launch HMH Classroom Corps, a unique multi-tiered program…

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Benefits & Resources
Joining City Year out of high school

Seabron Stewart served when he was 18 years old, immediately following high school. Here, he shares his experience as the…

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The Corps
Leading by example: a conversation between City Year AmeriCorps members reggie and gerardo [Voices From the Field]
June 20, 2018

Reggie and Gerardo sat down for a conversation with each other to reflect on their year of service and how…

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students are doing work at a table outside, smiling and working with their AmeriCorps members
The Corps
Bridge builders
June 8, 2018

Bridge building is a powerful metaphor and tool for social change. Seeing and making connections, whether among people or ideas,…

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The Corps
What I’ve learned during my year of service
June 5, 2018

City Year has taught me so much more in this year in service than I learned in my four years…

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The Corps
Advice to future AmeriCorps members…from our teachers!
June 2, 2018

When compiling tidbits of advice for incoming City Year AmeriCorps members, we always hear from City Year staff and alumni…

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The Corps
Embracing culture through Latino club
May 28, 2018

City Year Columbus has been a multidimensional learning experience. Being an AmeriCorps Member at South High School has allowed me…

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Education
Voices from the field: the power of caring adults to support students’ social-emotional needs
May 16, 2018

Learn more about the City Year AmeriCorps service experience, which prioritizes building relationships as a tool for equitable learning.

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Our Alumni
Asian American and Pacific Islanders in national service
May 15, 2018

“I do believe that AAPIs have an important role to play in the field of public education.” – Ji Soo…

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smiling elementary student doing a project at a table with an AmeriCorps member
The Corps
Finishing the year strong
May 10, 2018

As the year winds down, there are many extra responsibilities that AmeriCorps members are working against the clock to accomplish. 

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The Corps
Education is the one thing that no one can take away
May 7, 2018

Throughout the past nine months of service with City Year Columbus, there have been multiple times when corps members have…

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National Strategic Partners
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National Partners
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  • Bank of America logo
  • Celanese logo
  • CSX logo
  • NFL Inspire Change logo
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