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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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The Corps
How City Year Inspired Ceaira to do a Year of Service 
April 15, 2021

Read on to learn more about AmeriCorps member, Ceaira Mcneil, and how her experience with City Year inspired her to do…

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The Corps
Spotlight on Southwark School: A Recap of City Year Philly’s Third Virtual Visit
April 13, 2021

On Tuesday, March 23, members of the City Year Philly community gathered for our third virtual school visit with AmeriCorps…

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The Corps
Reflecting on my Service Year
April 7, 2021

      As I look back on this unique year of service, I feel grateful. My City Year experience…

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Benefits & Resources
Thinking about a year of service in Kansas City? Here’s what recruiters think you should know.
April 2, 2021

Experience with kids is a plus, but it’s not the only way to stand out. Tutoring and mentoring kids is…

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The Corps
Lessons Learned from two years of City Year service
March 30, 2021

Amari has learned to lead with empathy throughout his two years of service with City Year AmeriCorps. Learn more about…

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Education
The Value of Social Breaktime Activities
March 23, 2021

By: Alejandro Higareda City Year L.A. AmeriCorps member, NOW Academy Given the virtual learning setting, resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, in-class spaces for social activity have…

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The Corps
Seven cities where you can make a difference to students
March 10, 2021

Explore seven cities where we have a need for extraordinary young people to serve and mentor students.

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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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Our Impact
Celebrating Black History Month with Current and Historical Black Leaders
March 3, 2021

Blaine School AmeriCorps members William Glover-Flood and Tykira Mitchell teach students about important Black figures as part of Black History…

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Our Impact
Building Virtual Community
February 24, 2021

Brain breaks are half-hour sessions led by ACMs and provide a fun, non-academic space for students to hang out and…

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City Year in person and virtual learning
The Corps
How to mentor like a pro
February 22, 2021

Learn more about City Year’s emphasis on mentorship. Becoming a good mentor takes practice, listening and reflection.

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City Year team promoting educational equity
The Corps
Building a Beloved, Bilingual Community in Philadelphia
February 18, 2021

Our City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools to promote educational equity as student success coaches. Learn more about service…

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