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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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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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Academic Gains During COVID-19

Destiny Harden serves as an AmeriCorps member in a 4th grade ELA classroom on the Edleman Family Foundation team serving…

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AT&T Believes at Home – Virtual Event #2 (2020)- An Alternative Way of Doing Service 
April 12, 2021

For our second Team Care Force virtual event we partnered with AT&T, getting a little creative in how we develop virtual service….

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Our Alumni
Continuing with Service Beyond City Year!
April 2, 2021

In honor of AmeriCorps month, we caught up with 6 of our alumni who have continued with national service beyond…

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A Foray into Virtual Service
March 29, 2021

  Care Force has gone through many changes and innovations over the years and 2020 has certainly been exemplary of…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Gamble, Chief Service Officer of the City of Philadelphia
March 26, 2021

Left: Amanda Gamble during her time serving with City Year Philadelphia in 2011-2012.  Right: Amanda with Mayor Jim Kenney and…

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From City Year to Career 
March 25, 2021

Formulating a L.A.C.Y (or “Life After City Year”) plan is an integral part of the City Year experience. From mentorship…

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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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Moves for Educational Equity

Thank you for being a part of the inaugural City Year 5K! City Year Orlando and City Year Jacksonville have…

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Welcome to Academic Support Blocks: Creating Supportive Spaces for our Students

At each of our schools, our AmeriCorps members work together as a team to lead initiatives or events that help…

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Our Community
Women Leading Service: Get to know our Program Directors

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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