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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 Community
Harnessing Ubuntu in a COVID World
June 30, 2022

  Before the pandemic, City Year was all about connection. We talked to Kristen Szalontai, operations coordinator, and City Year…

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The Corps
Congrats City Year L.A. AmeriCorps Class of 2022!
June 16, 2022

Congratulations to the City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps class of 2022! The impact each of our corps members made both…

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Our Impact
2022 Ripples of Hope Recap
June 15, 2022

City Year San Antonio hosted its annual Ripples of Hope event, Thursday, May 12th at the Witte Museum. Ripples of…

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The Corps
Service, Excellence, and Integrity. CYSA Graduation Speaker, Jason McCree
June 8, 2022

City Year San Antonio was honored to have Jason Mcree, Assistant Vice President of Corporate Communications at USAA and City…

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Our Community
Celebrating Excellence in Service – Spring 2022
June 7, 2022

Each quarter, the Excellence in Service Award recognizes an ACM, SL, and Staff member for their commitment to the ideals…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: Randy Frazier (‘08), Assistant Principal of Instruction at Simon Gratz High School Mastery Charter
May 27, 2022

Left: Randy in his current role as Assistant Principal of Instruction at Simon Gratz High School. Right: Randy with a…

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Our Community
Mental health awareness month: one recipe at a time
May 10, 2022

A City Year staff member shares how she uses baking to connect, tell stories and work through life’s toughest moments…

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Our Community
Meet a City Year Parent: Q&A with Debby Kuhn, CYP Alumni Parent and Board Member
April 12, 2022

City Year Philadelphia (CYP) is currently hiring full-time mentors and tutors to serve in schools during the 2022-23 academic year!…

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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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Our Community
Spotlight on Sharif El-Mekki, City Year Philly’s 2022 Idealist of the Year
April 4, 2022

City Year Philadelphia’s annual Red Jacket Gala is coming up next month on Thursday, May 5. We’re looking forward to…

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Equity
City Year’s research agenda: An equity-focused learning journey
March 31, 2022

We’re sharing our new research and learning agenda and our journey to embrace an equity-focused approach as we seek to…

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Our Community
What’s it like to serve in New Hampshire?
March 30, 2022

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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