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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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Benefits & Resources
Top five skills employers want you to have today
July 8, 2024

Read more and check the City Year blog to learn the soft skills our corps members gain through a year…

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The Corps
My Gap Year with City Year Philadelphia
June 27, 2024

Student Success Coach Riya Sembhi (pictured front row, right, with her Sullivan Elementary team) shares her experiences serving a gap…

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Education
Corps Members Explore the Power of Generative AI on Advancing Education Equity

This summer, City Year AmeriCorps Members (ACMs) in San Jose/East Palo Alto will begin working with ClassGenius to understand Generative AI’s potential…

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Benefits & Resources
The Data Tells The Story: Cindy Edelman on City Year’s Measurable Results

Supporting education is ultimately about improving student outcomes. At City Year, we believe this happens by focusing on each student’s…

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The Corps
Successfully Closing Out Student Relationships
June 18, 2024

Building and maintaining strong, trusting and consistent relationships with the students we serve (also called developmental relationships) is a cornerstone…

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Our Impact
Top 5 Reasons to Join City Year New Hampshire
June 10, 2024

A year of service with City Year is impactful for communities and transformative for the young people who serve. As…

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Education
Improving student attendance through student success coaching

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic linger for K12 education. Schools across the country continue to grapple with post-pandemic pain…

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Our Impact
National service builds critical workforce, civic and life skills
June 5, 2024

A new research project, the City Year Alumni Bridging Study, explores how the national service program AmeriCorps prepares young people…

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Our Impact
Empowering Futures: City Year’s Commitment to Career Development
May 29, 2024

At City Year, service is at the heart of everything we do. But our commitment to our corps members doesn’t…

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The Corps
City Year builds pathways into teaching for diverse future educators

City Year’s innovative teacher pathway program is helping to address two of the biggest challenges facing public education today: teacher…

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Our Alumni
Rekindling the Spirit of Service: City Year DC’s Breakfast of Champions Returns Recap
May 15, 2024

Last Thursday, May 9th, City Year DC reignited the flame of community and service by bringing back Breakfast of Champions….

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The Corps
A Day in The Life

Throughout the school year, the City Year New Orleans corps spends 10-12 hours a day serving students and supporting teachers….

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners