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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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Serving with City Year Columbus Before and During COVID-19
January 14, 2021

Our second year AmeriCorps members reflect on how their typical service day has evolved as a result of the COVID-19…

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School House News 2020-2021
January 11, 2021

City Year Orlando School House News Issue 1 Eccleston Elementary School Catalina Elementary School  Memorial Middle School  Meadowbrook Middle School …

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This is Hard. Be Strong.
December 18, 2020

When people told me City Year would be hard, they talked a lot about long hours and paperwork and getting enough “minutes”.  Yes, all those…

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City Year Kansas City Announces New Board Chair
December 9, 2020

City Year Kansas City launched in 2015 with broad-based support from the Kansas City community, from the school district, to…

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Taking an Hour of Code break during virtual learning
December 8, 2020

Bringing ‘Hour of Code’ and established afterschool programs to online learning is keeping students connected during COVID-19

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Relationship Building and the Gravitational Pull of the Red Jacket
November 30, 2020

  The red jacket we put on every day has a gravitational pull that draws students in. Their past experiences…

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Baton Rouge organization making positive impacts with focus on academic success

A Baton Rouge program is working to set students on a path to success by providing academic support and creating…

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Success stories from digital service: Building an attendance game room
November 20, 2020

This month, the Earl Warren team has put together a virtual game room for our school as an incentive for…

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An AmeriCorps member in her red jacket smiles and holds a sign that displays her name Ms. Rogers and also says Future Teacher. She is standing on the front lawn of ARISE Academy
Our Alumni
Celebrating Future Teachers of America Day!

Today City Year New Orleans celebrates Future Teachers of America Day! Every year, 20% of our AmeriCorps members become teachers…

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Education
Vote for City Year to present at SXSW EDU 2021
November 10, 2020

Help City Year win a chance to present at SXSW EDU 2021 on the role of the City Year AmeriCorps…

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City Year Milwaukee’s 3rd Equity Summit of the Year 
November 9, 2020

At City Year Milwaukee, AmeriCorps members and staff come together to participate in equity summits. An important part of our commitment to being an anti-racist organization…

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DBIE Learning and Practice at City Year New York
October 30, 2020

Ten-minute read DBIE: Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity. What does it mean, really? What does it mean at City Year…

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