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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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Champion Profile: Metta and Keith Krach
December 20, 2018

This year, at its annual gala event, City Year San José/Silicon Valley honored two outstanding Champions—Metta and Keith Krach—naming them…

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A Day in the Life of a City Year
December 13, 2018

Each day AmeriCorps members wake up to serve another day in the beautiful Granite State. Fifty-three young people commute from…

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The Corps
It’s the most wonderful time of the year

The holiday season is all about joy, and nothing brings me more joy than my students. It’s the small moments…

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Winter celebration brings fun and a time to reflect
December 12, 2018

On December 17, Philadelphia’s famed Blue Cross RiverRink was the meeting place for City Year Philly’s annual Corps Winter Celebration.

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My Gap Year: The corner of passion and discovery
December 3, 2018

Taking a gap year in national service can supply valuable experiences that allow City Year AmeriCorps members to discover and…

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The power of mentorship: why AmeriCorps member Steven chose to pay it forward
November 30, 2018

“As much as I am proud of my own efforts to reach, I know so much of it is because…

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Making a difference
November 28, 2018

It has been nearly three months since I started my job as an AmeriCorps member with City Year Columbus, and…

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Education
LGTQIA
November 20, 2018

October was LGBTQIA+ history month. It’s a great time to do some reflection and look at how far we have…

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The Corps
Three steps to forge positive relationships with students
November 19, 2018

Here are three tips for mentors of all ages who seek to connect with and promote children’s holistic growth by…

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The Corps
Voices from the field: Creating LGBTQQIA+ safe spaces at City Year
November 17, 2018

One way educators can better support LGBTQQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, plus) youth and youth of…

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Our Impact
Three generations of making better happen
November 16, 2018

Growing up in South Central Los Angeles, I witnessed a lot in my community: teen pregnancy, homelessness, drug addiction. It scared…

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The Corps
What do City Year AmeriCorps members do? Tutoring and teamwork
November 15, 2018

Tutoring and teamwork are two key components to City Year. As a City Year AmeriCorps member, we serve as tutors…

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