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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 alumni.

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Our Community
City Year Marches for Unity: San Antonio’s 36th MLK Jr. March
January 26, 2023

“Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.”  – Martin Luther King Jr.   City Year San Antonio was honored…

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Our Alumni
Life After City Year: Pathways for the Future

At City Year, like many organizations, we live in a world of acronyms. As an alumna, I believe the most…

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The Corps
My Favorite Things About Traveling with Care Force
January 25, 2023

It’s the first week we’re back in service after winter break and the end of the first half of the…

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Benefits & Resources
Support student well-being as a school social worker
January 24, 2023

Serving with City Year can help lay the foundation for a career in social work. Learn more about service with…

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City Year AmeriCorps mentor with students
Benefits & Resources
Five qualities that will make you a great mentor
January 17, 2023

City Year AmeriCorps members make great mentors for the students we serve. Learn more about what it takes to be…

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City Year AmeriCorps members at Black Male Educators conference
The Corps
Three Lessons from aspiring Black male educators
January 10, 2023

City Year AmeriCorps members share their experience “Representation matters.” It’s a buzzworthy phrase that’s taken society by storm, from reshaping…

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Education
Reimagining our schools by building trust

Reimagine education: building trust in schools To educators, parents, youth advocates and changemakers, The pandemic experience has highlighted—perhaps more than…

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Our Alumni
City Year can prepare you for a career in change management
January 6, 2023

Learn to be a change agent during service with City Year AmeriCorps for a potential career in change management.

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City Year AmeriCorps member tutors student
Education
Creating environments for learning math
December 28, 2022

Math is a critically important subject but can be intimidating. City Year AmeriCorps members can create a welcoming, fun and…

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Our Impact
Supporting English Language Learners in the Classroom
December 22, 2022

Starting a service year with City Year, I was nervous about what the experience would be like. Now that I’ve…

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The Corps
Serve a second City Year on Civic Engagement Team
December 21, 2022

City Year AmeriCorps members who are interested in serving another year have the opportunity to apply for the civic engagement…

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The Corps
The Impact of Service
December 13, 2022

One of the most interesting parts of service is the people that you meet along the way. From the staff…

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