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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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Team Care Force 15 in the Boardroom at City Year HQ in Boston
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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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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City Year in school service and teacher pathways
Education
City Year is nurturing diverse future teachers
November 10, 2021

Hundreds of City Year AmeriCorps members decide to become teachers after their year of service. We are doing more to…

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Our Community
Celebrating Filipino-American Leaders in our Community
November 4, 2021

This past October marked Filipino American Heritage Month, celebrating Filipino culture and the immense impact and contributions that the Filipino…

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City Year classroom
The Corps
The “mid-fall slump” and what to expect
November 2, 2021

Though this part of the City Year experience may be particularly challenging, it’s also normal! And we want you to…

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The Corps
City Year Los Angeles Opening Day 2021
October 27, 2021

Earlier this month we virtually welcomed our 2021-22 AmeriCorps class, marking the official beginning of our 15th year of service in Los Angeles and Inglewood.    Our Opening Day celebration…

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City Year AmeriCorps member benefits
The Corps
Benefits City Year AmeriCorps members receive
October 26, 2021

Want to know how you’ll be supported throughout service? Here’s a comprehensive list of the benefits and resources you’ll have…

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The Corps
Building The Future by Going Back

If someone were to ask me what one thing is that I love about City Year, it would be that…

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Our Impact
The power of the yellow jacket
October 25, 2021

The yellow jacket is a legacy of trust in Sacramento, people move on but the yellow jacket persists, here’s a…

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Our Community
Introducing City Year Philly’s New 2021-22 School Partners
October 14, 2021

Fall weather is gradually settling in, and the 2021-22 school year is well underway! This year, City Year Philadelphia is…

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City Year AmeriCorps member tutoring students in ELA
The Corps
Finding meaning in a second year of service

Even after a year that presented big challenges in the form of online learning, many of our AmeriCorps members find…

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National Strategic Partners
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National Partners
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