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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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Education
The Psychological Challenges for Students and Teachers Ahead
May 6, 2021

Three immediate things we can do to help students and teachers

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Education
City Year CEO on Supporting Students Through the Pandemic
May 3, 2021

AmeriCorps members are intentionally checking in with both students and adults to see how they are doing; for example, one…

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Equity
CYP Hosts Third Year of BARWE215 – Building Anti-Racist White Educators Philadelphia
April 23, 2021

City Year’s work is founded upon 10 core values. Belief in the Power of Young People, Empathy, Social Justice for…

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Benefits & Resources
Everything you need to know about housing and relocation for City Year
April 20, 2021

Each year, many of our AmeriCorps members relocate to cities across the country to begin service. We know that this…

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Prepare to serve with City Year’s pre-service checklist
April 13, 2021

Connect with your service year advisor, join virtual engagement sessions, learn more about your new community, and complete your onboarding…

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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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Benefits & Resources
Thinking about a year of service in Kansas City? Here’s what recruiters think you should know.

Experience with kids is a plus, but it’s not the only way to stand out. Tutoring and mentoring kids is…

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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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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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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 Alumni
WELCOME BACK RUBEN!
March 19, 2021

Although I completed my service with City Year from 2014-2016, it remains one of the most supportive and encouraging networks…

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Education
Pi Day: Infinite ways to celebrate the magic of circles
March 11, 2021

The circle has intrigued brilliant minds and more recently helped NASA explore Mars! Learn more about Pi and how it…

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