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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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Community Partnership during COVID: Meeting the Needs of Students
June 7, 2021

In the midst of the many challenges of COVID, one bright spot for City Year has been the opportunity for…

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Education
What the COVID-19 pandemic taught us about supporting students and practitioners
July 14, 2021

The challenges of COVID-19 showed how essential student success coaches can be. AmeriCorps members collaborated with teachers and communities to…

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Our Community
City Year Philly FY21 Partnership Roundup Q4
July 12, 2021

Compass Pro Bono Consultant Project Strengthens Board Development & Engagement Compass recently completed a year-long pro-bono consulting project with our…

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City Year in school service reading with students
The Corps
Reflections from multiple years of service
July 7, 2021

Vanessa is a 3rd year City Year Corps member with a wonderful perspective on supporting her community. Learn more about…

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Our Community
Supporting student mental health and wellbeing
June 29, 2021

Anthony Lawrence is an impact manager for City Year Kansas City, guiding and supporting a team of City Year AmeriCorps…

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Our Impact
Making Service to Students Possible
June 25, 2021

City Year Orlando is grateful to Heart of Florida United Way for their continued investment and partnership in our work…

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service
The Corps
National service can help young people find jobs
June 23, 2021

National service like City Year will be more important than ever for young adults navigating a changing and recovering labor…

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The Corps
Leadership After City Year: A spotlight on four AmeriCorps members’ career plans
June 21, 2021

AmeriCorps members Andrea Barajas (top left), Lauren Moore (top right), Jessica Szasz (bottom left), and Samirah Thompson (bottom right) discuss…

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The Corps
Celebrating the City Year LA AmeriCorps Class of 2021
June 17, 2021

Earlier this month we graduated our 2020-21 AmeriCorps class, marking the end of our 14th year of service in Los Angeles.   This year’s corps…

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City Year AmeriCorps morning greeting
Education
Why we don’t use the term “learning loss”
June 15, 2021

As an organization that’s trying to shift to more asset-based language and better honor and celebrate the students and schools…

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The Corps
Recognizing the 2021 City Year Philly Graduation Award Winners
June 14, 2021

City Year Philadelphia’s 2020-2021 service year formally concluded last Friday, June 11 with a virtual Graduation ceremony. AmeriCorps members, CYP…

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The Corps
Reflections on Service with the 8th Grade Team at Parkside
June 10, 2021

  What has been a highlight from service this year? Alanna: A highlight has been being paired with such a…

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Our Impact
Ruth Durrell: I Wish You an Abundance of Water
June 9, 2021

Spirit of City Year award winner, Ruth Durrell, shares powerful remarks during City Year Milwaukee’s virtual graduation ceremony. Read on.

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