be_ixf;ym_202406 d_13; ct_50 YES! I want to make a difference TODAY!

Our stories

Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year AmeriCorps members, students, partners and alums.

Filter by
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…

Read the story
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…

Read the story
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…

Read the story
The Corps
A Day in The Life
May 15, 2024

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

Read the story
City Year AmeriCorps member student success coach with students
Education
City Year AmeriCorps members are student success coaches
May 2, 2024

Here’s what “student success coach” means to us and why we believe more schools could benefit from having this additional…

Read the story
City Year AmeriCorps member service volunteer teaching
Benefits & Resources
How to use your Segal Education Award
April 29, 2024

Did you know that one of the key benefits AmeriCorps members receive is access to the Segal Education Award to…

Read the story
Education
We Can’t Do It Alone: A Conversation with Duval County School Board Chair Darryl Willie
April 24, 2024

Throughout his personal and professional life, Duval County School Board Chair Darryl Willie has developed a keen eye for what…

Read the story
Our Impact
City Year San Antonio | Bridge Builder Awardees
April 12, 2024

In 2022, City Year, in partnership with Rick Cavender and  Harvey Najim, introduced our annual Bridge Builder Award which is…

Read the story
Our Community
Meet City Year Detroit Board Member Roz Blanck
March 27, 2024

My name is Roz Komisar Blanck and I am a relatively new board member. I heard about City Year from…

Read the story
Our Impact
Thank You AmeriCorps Members!
March 26, 2024

March is AmeriCorps Appreciation Month! We decided to partner with our school community to say thank you to our AmeriCorps…

Read the story
Education
2024 City Year San Antonio Idealists of the Year
March 13, 2024

In the past, City Year San Antonio has recognized one Idealist of the Year annually. In 2024, we are taking…

Read the story
Our Community
City Year Detroit School Partner Spotlight – Nkosi Shorter
February 22, 2024

  City Year Detroit’s school team at Marion Law Academy nominated Nkosi Shorter for our School Partner Spotlight, in part,…

Read the story
National Strategic Partners
National Partners