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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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The Corps
A Day in The Life
May 15, 2024

Throughout the school year, the City Year New Orleans corps spends 10-12 hours a day serving students and supporting teachers….

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City Year AmeriCorps member student success coach with students
Education
City Year AmeriCorps members are student success coaches
May 2, 2024

Here’s what “student success coach” means to us and why we believe more schools could benefit from having this additional…

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City Year AmeriCorps member service volunteer teaching
Benefits & Resources
How to use your Segal Education Award
April 29, 2024

Did you know that one of the key benefits AmeriCorps members receive is access to the Segal Education Award to…

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Education
We Can’t Do It Alone: A Conversation with Duval County School Board Chair Darryl Willie
April 24, 2024

Throughout his personal and professional life, Duval County School Board Chair Darryl Willie has developed a keen eye for what…

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio | Bridge Builder Awardees
April 12, 2024

In 2022, City Year, in partnership with Rick Cavender and  Harvey Najim, introduced our annual Bridge Builder Award which is…

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Our Community
Meet City Year Detroit Board Member Roz Blanck
March 27, 2024

My name is Roz Komisar Blanck and I am a relatively new board member. I heard about City Year from…

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Our Impact
Thank You AmeriCorps Members!
March 26, 2024

March is AmeriCorps Appreciation Month! We decided to partner with our school community to say thank you to our AmeriCorps…

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Equity
Celebrating Women’s Leadership: Highlights from the City Year Washington DC Ripples of Impact Women’s Leadership Luncheon
March 15, 2024

As the world came together to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2024, City Year Washington DC proudly hosted…

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Education
2024 City Year San Antonio Idealists of the Year
March 13, 2024

In the past, City Year San Antonio has recognized one Idealist of the Year annually. In 2024, we are taking…

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Our Community
Reflecting on “The Black Man Can” Event: Celebrating Empowerment and Community
February 26, 2024

Last Friday afternoon, Dr. Michael Stevens, Executive Director of CYDC, and Gavin Ware, Managing Director of External Affairs, accompanied by…

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Our Community
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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The Corps
Living the Legacy
January 22, 2024

Connecting with the Corps – An AMC MLK Experience Did you know that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day is…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners