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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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The Corps
More Than a Thank You
March 29, 2023

March brings about a sense of change and newness, but for City Year AmeriCorps members, March remains the same every…

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Equity
Fostering Men of Color in Education

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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The Corps
To JA Fair’s ACMs: A Message of Gratitude
March 28, 2023

For ACM Appreciation Month, J.A. Fair’s Impact Manager Skyler Matthias took this opportunity to share his appreciation for his team:…

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The Corps
Serving Students at a Time When They Need Us the Most
March 23, 2023

My name is Elizabeth Geiser, and I am a Senior AmeriCorps member serving at Tech Boston Academy in Dorchester Massachusetts….

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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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The Corps
Day in the life

Topics include: Wondering what your year of service will look like? Our partner schools for 2022-2023 What’s special at City…

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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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Benefits & Resources
Transportation

Topics include: Commuting in Seattle Transportation benefit Using your ORCA card   Commuting in Seattle Taking public transit Buses: Buses…

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Benefits & Resources
Uniform

Topics include: Why do we wear uniforms? Uniform pieces Do I have to wear the uniform every day? When will…

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Two City Year Tulsa AmeriCorps members prepare to greet students as the buses arrive
Benefits & Resources
FAQs about the Continuation of Service Benefit

City Year strives to offer continued support to its AmeriCorps members. Read on to learn more about our new Continuation…

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Our Impact
City Year 101: Literacy Interventions and Tutoring
February 28, 2023

AmeriCorps members at Southwark School kicked off the 2022-23 school year with a free book fair to instill a love…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners