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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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Our Alumni
Five education nonprofits looking for City Year alums
April 13, 2022

Looking to start a career in nonprofits after service? Here are five nonprofits that love to hire City Year alums!

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Our Impact
Focus On Student Mental Health & Filling The Gaps
April 8, 2022

  Before the pandemic, mental health needs for children, adolescents, and families were considerable and, in many cases, went unmet…

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Our Impact
Finding Your North Star

How do we find our passion and purpose? Rebecca Irby from New Detroit has some ideas on this topic. She…

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Benefits & Resources
Why Choose To serve In Detroit
April 7, 2022

  We love Detroit. We love living in Detroit and we are confident that you will, too! So, what does…

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City Year AmeriCorps members serving in schools
Benefits & Resources
Planning for life after City Year differs for AmeriCorps members
April 6, 2022

We encourage AmeriCorps members to reflect how they have also personally grown and stay connected with each other after graduation…

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Benefits & Resources
Serve for a Year, Stay for Another?
March 30, 2022

Doing one year of service with City Year is a transformational experience. But what happens when you stay for another?…

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Our Community
What’s it like to serve in New Hampshire?

We interviewed AmeriCorps members from the Henry Wilson Elementary School team to ask them about what it’s like to serve…

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Our Community
Announcing City Year San Antonio’s New Executive Director
March 25, 2022

“I feel honored and humbled to step into the role of Senior Vice President & Executive Director of City Year…

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Our Impact
Back in Ballou

As it begins to get warmer, the team and I have made plans to go back to the farm, Oasis…

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City Year AmeriCorps gap year education and career pathways
Benefits & Resources
City Year offers high school grads college & career readiness
March 23, 2022

Not sure what you want to do after service? With City Year, you’ll receive the support you need to create…

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Our Impact
A Mid-Year Reflection by TCF 15
March 18, 2022

On January 12th, 2022, Team Care Force 15 officially hit the six-month mark in our year of service. As we…

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Benefits & Resources
City Year offers a fantastic gap year experience
March 16, 2022

If you are a recent high school graduate or a current college student unsure what to do this fall, City…

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National Partners