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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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Women Leading Service: Get to know our Program Directors
March 23, 2021

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we wanted to give everyone a glimpse into our service and the incredible women who help…

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Our Impact
The Power of Mentorship: A Recap of City Year Philly’s Second Lunch & Learn
March 19, 2021

City Year Philadelphia’s second virtual Lunch & Learn took place on Monday, February 22. The event was moderated by Darryl Bundrige, Executive Director and Vice President of City Year…

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The Corps
Celebrating our remarkable AmeriCorps
March 8, 2021

Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks.

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Education
Share the joy of storytelling on Read Across America Day
March 1, 2021

Help students connect with one another during distance learning by discovering new stories and increased literacy on March 2, Read…

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Equity
Celebrating Black History Month

During the month of February, City Year Boston celebrated Black History Month and the accomplishments of Black individuals, organizations, and movements…

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Education
Noble Elementary Presents an Hour of Code
February 27, 2021

Computer science education week kicks off December 7-12th at many schools around the world and this week Detroit’s Noble Elementary…

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Education
We Need More Black Educators
February 24, 2021

Thanks first must go to Historian Carter G. Woodson for creating Negro History Week in 1926 to celebrate the profound…

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Our Community
A Conversation with City Year LA Board Co-Chair Mattie McFadden-Lawson
February 23, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, City Year AmeriCorps member Aysia-Marie Perkins sat down virtually with our Board Co-Chair Mattie…

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Our Alumni
Leadership After City Year: Celebrating Black Excellence Among our Alumni

In celebration of Black History Month, we are featuring our incredible alumni, modern day heroes who continue to change the world. Keep reading to get to…

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Our Community
City Year Philly FY21 Partnership Roundup Q2
February 16, 2021

Employees at Willis Towers Watson held a school supplies drive to benefit Sullivan and Harding students, resulting in donations of…

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Our Impact
Service Projects in the Remote World
February 12, 2021

While our ability to gather has been curtailed, it has not stopped our partners from stepping up to make a…

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The Corps
City Year Columbus: Hybrid Service
February 11, 2021

With the support of Columbus City Schools, City Year Columbus has been transitioning back to hybrid service alongside students! Read…

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