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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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Our Impact
The impact of City Year lasts a lifetime
July 19, 2023

See how City Year service profoundly impacts the lives of City Year AmeriCorps members and their students.

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Our Impact
Reflecting on a year of service: Emilio Monahan
July 18, 2023

Emilio Monahan, who just completed his first year of service and will return next year on the Civic Engagement team,…

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Benefits & Resources
The AmeriCorps Member Guide to Philadelphia
July 10, 2023

AmeriCorps members pose in front of the “I Love Philly” sign at LOVE Park, 2019.   Making the decision to…

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Our Alumni
ALUMNI PROFILE: Why Stefanie Vestal Always Puts Service Above Self
July 6, 2023

Written By Jewels Dabdub, AmeriCorps Member   City Year AmeriCorps Member. Senior Corps Member. Alumni Board Member. Impact Manager. Classroom…

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Education
Helping students own their learning
July 5, 2023

How can we ensure students have positive learning experiences while challenging them too? City Year encourages students to own their…

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A City Year Buffalo AmeriCorps member and student sitting at their desk smile at each other
Equity
The importance of human connection
June 29, 2023

Some might say my journey to discovering City Year and my passion for working in education was an unconventional one….

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The Corps
Leadership After City Year: A Q&A with Four 2022-23 CYP Corps Members
June 26, 2023

City Year Philly AmeriCorps members (clockwise from top left) Olivia Baptiste, Jianna Frei, Tomir Johnson, and Amina Khan speak about…

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The Corps
Congratulations CYLA’s AmeriCorps Class of 2023!
June 21, 2023

More than 100 City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps members served a total of 127,127.5 collective hours and supported more than…

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An elementary school student wearing a bow and a backpack high-fives several AmeriCorps members as she arrives at school on time
The Corps
Formas reflexivas de despedirse de sus alumnos
June 20, 2023

Aquí hay algunas maneras de hacer que sus despedidas sean una experiencia significativa y positiva para usted y sus estudiantes.

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Our Impact
Ronaldo Mateo-Ramirez: Paying it forward through service
June 13, 2023

Ronaldo Mateo-Ramirez had a City Year AmeriCorps member. Their support helped Ronaldo graduate high school and inspired him to join…

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The Corps
Embracing Pride: A Journey of Self-Acceptance, Love, and Advocacy

Coming out is a massive decision for any young person. It is an anxiety-filled opportunity to be vulnerable with your…

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The Corps
Creating and Maintaining Positive Mentor-Mentee Relationships

Why I Serve and What My Day Looks Like When my alarm goes off at 5:45 each morning, I think…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners