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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 alums.

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Our Impact
AT&T Impact Day (Trenton, NJ) 2019
February 12, 2020

AT&T #attimpact Day Chronicle (Trenton, NJ) 2019 Following our event in Miami, we had a few days in the office…

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Our Alumni
Care Force Alumni Spotlight: Warren Basla

All the way from the city of Norristown, Pennsylvania, Warren Basla served in City Year Philadelphia at Universal Daroff Charter…

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Our Impact
AT&T Impact Day (Redmond, WA) 2019

AT&T Impact Day Chronicle (Redmond, WA) 2019 When I accepted my position on Team Care Force (TCF), I knew that…

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Rachel Rice, Mark Johnson and Jenna Kim conduct PT Practice in the Auditorium of Bret Harte Middle School in Hayward, CA.
Our Impact
AT&T Impact Day (Hayward, CA) 2019

AT&T #attimpact Day Chronicle (Hayward, CA) 2019 This trip had a lot of different components outside the scope of a…

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Our Impact
Meet the Parry Family

  On Monday, January 20th, more than 400 volunteers joined City Year Milwaukee for a day of service at Lancaster…

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Our Impact
Q2 Partner Highlights

Q2 Partner Highlights  City Year Philadelphia’s work is made possible thanks to organizations and community partners across the city who often…

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The Corps
2019 Corps Winter Celebration

With the holiday season around the corner and 2019 ending, it‘s the perfect time for reflecting and looking ahead. For City…

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Four rows of change getting bigger next to a jar full of change. All of the piles have plants growing out of them to symbolize the increase in savings.
The Corps
Thrifty Thursday

Raise your hand if you like to save money. If you just raised your hand, keep reading. Even if you…

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The Corps
What Ubuntu means to me and my service year
February 11, 2020

City Year Chicago AmeriCorps member Anthony Ortiz shares what Ubuntu means to them and for their service year at Dett…

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“I have always seen food both as a source of personal joy and as an avenue to bring people together to build connections and community. Food opens the doorway to learning about different cultures and histories as well.”
Our Impact
6 Black-Owned Restaurants We Love in Boston

Kimmy Lee is a charismatic connector on the City Boston People Team – the department that supports human resources for our staff and…

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Team Care Force poses at City Year HQ with City Year jackets.
The Corps
Welcome TCF 13

Welcome Team Care Force #13! Introducing the new Senior AmeriCorps members serving with Care Force 2019-2020. #TCF13   Name: Brittany…

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City Year AmeriCorps member tutoring students
Benefits & Resources
Four law schools offering scholarships to City Year alumni

City Year Alumni go on to have diverse careers. See how you can advance yours through a law degree.

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners