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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 alums.

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City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member, Deniko
The Corps
City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps Member Spotlight: Meet Deniko Montgomery
March 3, 2020

Meet Deniko Montgomery, a proud City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member and learn more about him in his poem titeld, “I…

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Our Alumni
Lessons learned from City Year to Peace Corps
March 2, 2020

Going from a gap year with City Year to Peace Corps was a natural next step for this alum. Read…

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Our Impact
Service spotlight: Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Faxon Elementary

As a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of service to others, City Year considers Martin Luther King,…

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Our Impact
Kainat’s journey to make math make sense
March 1, 2020

Kainat Lungani serves as a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member and shares how she helped one of her students to…

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Our Impact
A Surprise Starfish: Relationships Built on Social and Emotional Learning

It’s measured by un-hunching shoulders and teeth coming unclenched. It’s seen as fists coming to rest, open palmed, by the…

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Students are guided to school by City Years on the walking bus
Our Impact
City Year’s Walking Bus is Making Attendance Strides
February 28, 2020

We are over halfway through the year now and here at Bakersville we have had our fair share of ups…

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The Corps
Day in the Life: Mr. H
February 27, 2020

First Year AmeriCorps Member Mr. H takes us through a typical day of service at Sacramento Charter High School.

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A young student writes a note of appreciation on a clipboard. Drawing and note are a thank you for her City Year AmeriCorps member
Our Impact
3 Little Reasons to Serve

What 3 first graders have to tell you about serving with City Year They may be little, but they have…

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The Corps
Day in the Life: Mrs. Basuil
February 26, 2020

Returning AmeriCorps Member Mrs. Basuil takes us through a typical day of service at PS7 Middle School in Sacramento.

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Sen. Chris Coons receives the John S. McCain Service to Country Award
Education
Friends of National Service Awards celebrates unity

Voices for National Service is a coalition working to build bipartisan support for national service, develop policies that create more…

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Education
City Year Los Angeles Teacher Spotlight- Part 3

City Year AmeriCorps members work side–by–side in collaboration with their partner teachers to fully support their students in the classroom. We are…

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Read Across America and City Year AmeriCorps
Education
Celebrate student voices with Read Across America
February 25, 2020

Literacy skills and a love of reading go hand in hand. Check out these tips to find books that reflect…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners