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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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Our Community
City Year Marches for Unity: San Antonio’s 36th MLK Jr. March
January 26, 2023

“Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.”  – Martin Luther King Jr.   City Year San Antonio was honored…

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Our Alumni
Life After City Year: Pathways for the Future

At City Year, like many organizations, we live in a world of acronyms. As an alumna, I believe the most…

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The Corps
My Favorite Things About Traveling with Care Force
January 25, 2023

It’s the first week we’re back in service after winter break and the end of the first half of the…

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Our Alumni
Alumn Spotlight: Support Student Well-Being as a School Social Worker
January 24, 2023

Alum Nicolas Gonzales talks about how City Year helped launch his career in social work and the importance of representation…

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Our Impact
The Next Generation: A Farewell and Thank You from Executive Director Jennie Johnson
January 20, 2023

It is with deep and bittersweet gratitude that I will be stepping down as Executive Director of City Year Providence…

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City Year AmeriCorps members at Black Male Educators conference
The Corps
Three Lessons from aspiring Black male educators
January 10, 2023

City Year AmeriCorps members share their experience “Representation matters.” It’s a buzzworthy phrase that’s taken society by storm, from reshaping…

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Education
Reimagining our schools by building trust

Reimagine education: building trust in schools To educators, parents, youth advocates and changemakers, The pandemic experience has highlighted—perhaps more than…

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Our Impact
Reflecting on Privilege
January 9, 2023

  One of the most important aspects of our service as Americorps Members is being able to critically reflect on…

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Our Impact
Meet Impact Manager Brittany Yost

  Meet City Year Detroit Impact Manager, Brittany Yost! Impact Managers lead and develop a team of AmeriCorps members as…

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Our Alumni
City Year can prepare you for a career in change management
January 6, 2023

Learn to be a change agent during service with City Year AmeriCorps for a potential career in change management.

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Education
Creating environments for learning math
December 28, 2022

Math is a critically important subject but can be intimidating. City Year AmeriCorps members can create a welcoming, fun and…

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Our Impact
Supporting English Language Learners in the Classroom
December 22, 2022

Starting a service year with City Year, I was nervous about what the experience would be like. Now that I’ve…

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