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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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City Year 101: Social-Emotional Learning and Mentorship
November 9, 2022

Students at Hartranft Elementary School eagerly greet City Year Philly AmeriCorps members.   In this new ongoing series, we’ll take…

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City Year provides social emotional support
Education
Social emotional support helps students to recover and thrive
November 8, 2022

Evidence-based solutions including social emotional support helps students and schools recover from the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Education
How City Year AmeriCorps grow student literacy
September 22, 2022

Literacy is the ability to read and write, but what does growing student literacy for elementary, middle or high school…

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Education
A Personal Reflection Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month
September 19, 2022

Picture this, scrawny Shelby with her nearly black hair long enough to sit on, scooted up as close as possible…

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City Year AmeriCorps student success coach with student
Education
Relationships are Key to Students’ Learning Recovery
September 2, 2022

National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS) supplies schools with additional ‘people power’ to help reengage students.

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City Year South by Southwest notice
Education
Vote to help City Year win a spot at SXSW EDU!
August 10, 2022

Your ballot counts! Help City Year bring together educators to discuss how to prioritize anti-racist research strategies in education.

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio’s Principal Summit
July 28, 2022

City Year San Antonio’s first-ever Principal Summit On Wednesday, July 13th, City Year San Antonio had the privilege to present…

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Our Impact
Celebrating 15 Years of Serving Miami’s Students
July 13, 2022

In 2022-2023, City Year Miami is celebrating its 15th Birthday and we’re so excited to be going #backtobasics! Join us…

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Education
Learning through storytelling
July 6, 2022

Storytelling helps students make meaning of the world around them. Find out ways to help them share their voice!

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Our Impact
2022 Ripples of Hope Recap
June 15, 2022

City Year San Antonio hosted its annual Ripples of Hope event, Thursday, May 12th at the Witte Museum. Ripples of…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: Randy Frazier (‘08), Assistant Principal of Instruction at Simon Gratz High School Mastery Charter
May 27, 2022

Left: Randy in his current role as Assistant Principal of Instruction at Simon Gratz High School. Right: Randy with a…

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Our Community
Spotlight on Sharif El-Mekki, City Year Philly’s 2022 Idealist of the Year
April 4, 2022

City Year Philadelphia’s annual Red Jacket Gala is coming up next month on Thursday, May 5. We’re looking forward to…

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