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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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Networking outside my comfort zone
December 9, 2020

While my intentions are to pursue a career in education, this networking event pushed me to reflect on the wide…

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The Corps
Serving on a Budget: Eating Well on a City Year Stipend
December 4, 2020

Let’s be real. Living on a City Year stipend can be tough. Considering all the monthly fees for things such…

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Our Impact
Baton Rouge organization making positive impacts with focus on academic success
November 30, 2020

A Baton Rouge program is working to set students on a path to success by providing academic support and creating…

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The Corps
My Red Jacket Dedication: To the American Youth Foundation and Enkindling our Best Self
November 24, 2020

At the start of each year, each City Year site holds a Red Jacket Dedication ceremony where every City Year…

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Our Impact
Success stories from digital service: Building an attendance game room
November 20, 2020

This month, the Earl Warren team has put together a virtual game room for our school as an incentive for…

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An AmeriCorps member in her red jacket smiles and holds a sign that displays her name Ms. Rogers and also says Future Teacher. She is standing on the front lawn of ARISE Academy
Our Alumni
Celebrating Future Teachers of America Day!

Today City Year New Orleans celebrates Future Teachers of America Day! Every year, 20% of our AmeriCorps members become teachers…

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The Corps
Diversity, Equity & My Experience
November 16, 2020

  As we work with students to be successful inside and outside of the classroom, we also work with them to be open-minded and…

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The Corps
Representation matters: The power of serving your community
November 12, 2020

The power of diverse educational representation Abraham Galán still remembers what it’s like to feel out-of-place in school. Growing up…

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Our Impact
City Year Milwaukee’s 3rd Equity Summit of the Year 
November 9, 2020

At City Year Milwaukee, AmeriCorps members and staff come together to participate in equity summits. An important part of our commitment to being an anti-racist organization…

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Our Impact
DBIE Learning and Practice at City Year New York
October 30, 2020

Ten-minute read DBIE: Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity. What does it mean, really? What does it mean at City Year…

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Education
Five Free Virtual Tools to Keep Students Engaged
October 28, 2020

Without access to in-person schooling and the academic and social emotional supports that school provides, student engagement is more critical than…

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Our Impact
A Virtual Service Update with CYLA!
October 22, 2020

Our City Year LA AmeriCorps members have officially been in virtual classrooms, helping our students maneuver remote learning for over two months! In…

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