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Our stories

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
How social-emotional supports build math confidence
May 24, 2023

City Year AmeriCorps members are transforming math anxiety into math confidence every day through social-emotional learning.

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Education
Compass Academy develops leaders and learners
May 9, 2023

Compass Academy, a charter public school in Denver, is thriving by holistically supporting its middle school students, many of whom…

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Our Community
Haitian Heritage Month to Me
May 8, 2023

Please listen to the above song during or after you read through this piece: “Kay Blan (Se Pa Lè Poun…

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Our Community
A Cause Worth Celebrating
May 2, 2023

My first year as a City Year Corps member has been filled with lows and highs. Reporting to school at…

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Our Impact
City Year 101: Math Interventions and Tutoring
April 14, 2023

In this ongoing series, we’re taking a deep dive into various areas of City Year Philadelphia’s (CYP’s) work with students….

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Education
Afterschool programs can be safe spaces for students
April 12, 2023

Caring adults, including AmeriCorps members, can help to create learning environments where young people thrive and feel welcomed and valued.

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Education
Celebrate National School Librarian Day!
April 6, 2023

As the name suggests, National School Librarian Day allows people to appreciate school librarians and everything they do for schools…

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Our Community
Passionate Journeys: Exploring AmeriCorps Members’ Interests Outside of Service
March 30, 2023

As a City Year Philadelphia (CYP) AmeriCorps member, it’s easy to get consumed in the day-to-day of service. Having hobbies…

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Equity
Fostering Men of Color in Education
March 29, 2023

By: Elias Khoury, City Year Detroit AmeriCorps member serving Bethune Elementary-Middle School  One reason behind the racial achievement gap is…

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Benefits & Resources
Frequently asked questions
March 22, 2023

Topics include: When will I get paid? How many hours should I expect to work each day? Are we required…

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Benefits & Resources
Policies & standards

Topics include: Attendance policy Commitment to diversity, belonging, inclusion and equity Covid-19 policy   Attendance policy City Year’s attendance and…

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Benefits & Resources
Getting to know Seattle

Topics include: Welcome to Seattle Museums for all Outdoor activities   Welcome to Seattle! We are so excited to have…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners