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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 alums.

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City Year Detroit School Partner Spotlight – Nkosi Shorter
February 22, 2024

  City Year Detroit’s school team at Marion Law Academy nominated Nkosi Shorter for our School Partner Spotlight, in part,…

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Our Impact
Top 5 Reasons to Join City Year New Hampshire
January 4, 2024

A year of service with City Year is impactful for communities and transformative for the young people who serve. As…

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The Corps
Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship: Tips and Tricks
December 21, 2023

Taco Bell’s Live Más Scholarship application is now open until Jan. 3, 2023, and young adults ages 16-24—including City Year…

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Our Community
Meet City Year Detroit Board Chair, Tonya Adair
December 15, 2023

  Tonya Adair is the Chief Development, Diversity, and Engagement Officer at United Way for Southeastern Michigan and City Year…

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BCM team at Success Prep
The Corps
Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Ramirez
December 12, 2023

Meet City Year New Orleans alum Jessica Ramirez! Jessica served as an AmeriCorps member at the Baptist Community Ministries team…

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Education
Maddy Allen – Reflecting on my time at City Year
December 11, 2023

Reflecting on my Time at City Year Maddy Allen ’17 Upon reflecting on my time at City Year, I realized…

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Benefits & Resources
City Year application tips

Here at City Year, we want to make our application process as smooth as possible. Here’s a checklist of application…

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Our Impact
City Year Dallas Uplift Announcement
November 2, 2023

We are thrilled to share some exciting news regarding City Year Dallas’ continued commitment to providing invaluable support to students…

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Our Impact
Learn about a partnership to support students
October 4, 2023

A recently issued report from the National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS) shows a dramatic increase in the number of…

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Education
Igniting Passion for Literacy: Reflecting on International Literacy Day
September 7, 2023

International Literacy Day is celebrated each year on September 8 to promote literacy’s importance on the personal and community level….

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Education
Empowering Young Readers: City Year Little Rock’s Mission in K-2 Classrooms

In the heart of Little Rock, Arkansas, a powerful initiative is taking root to transform the future of education and…

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Education
Vote for City Year’s two panel ideas for SXSW EDU!
August 9, 2023

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

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