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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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Community Partnership during COVID: Meeting the Needs of Students
June 7, 2021

In the midst of the many challenges of COVID, one bright spot for City Year has been the opportunity for…

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Why we don’t use the term “learning loss”
June 15, 2021

As an organization that’s trying to shift to more asset-based language and better honor and celebrate the students and schools…

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Comcast NBCUniversal Hour of Code at Noble Elementary School
June 11, 2021

Our City Year Noble team was so excited to host the second Hour of Code event of the year, this…

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Making an Impact After City Year
June 10, 2021

Check-out the incredible ways our 2020-2021 City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members plan to make an impact as alumni. 

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Ruth Durrell: I Wish You an Abundance of Water
June 9, 2021

Spirit of City Year award winner, Ruth Durrell, shares powerful remarks during City Year Milwaukee’s virtual graduation ceremony. Read on.

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Trusting relationships fuel City Year’s work in Memphis
June 1, 2021

The trusting relationships City Year Memphis created with AmeriCorps members and school partners led to deeper collaboration during the pandemic.

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Education
Sharing City Year’s innovation work
May 27, 2021

Working with partners to design equitable learning environments is an important part of City Year’s innovation and school design efforts.

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Our Alumni
Championing the work of our APIDA-Identifying Alumni
May 25, 2021

In honor of Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American Heritage Month we are celebrating our APIDA-identifying alumni and the incredible careers…

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The Corps
Spotlight on Lewis C. Cassidy School: A Recap of City Year Philly’s Virtual Visit

On Wednesday, May 12, members of the City Year Philadelphia (CYP) community gathered for the fourth and final virtual school…

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Transitioning to Hybrid Learning
May 24, 2021

The first two weeks of in-person/hybrid service were definitely challenging as I juggled teaching students virtually and in the classroom….

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Creating a Virtual Escape Room

    In the beginning of February, Team Care Force collaborated on a service event with the City Year HQ Development Team. We showcased four kinds of virtual service projects for potential corporate partners to share with their…

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Equity
Supporting schools with the help of Red Nose Day

Get ready to put your digital #NosesOn to help Red Nose Day raise funds that support students, teachers and AmeriCorps…

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