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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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Our Alumni
City Year helps prepare you for a social work career
October 3, 2022

Rebecca Charles served as an AmeriCorps member at City Year Philadelphia during the 2018-2019 school year. After her year of…

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City Year Seattle AmeriCorps member posing with Pitchbook Data volunteers for the Civic Engagement Service Day on September 6, 2022
Our Community
From Digital To Physical
September 21, 2022

What does it mean to “do service” in a world no longer bound by ones and zeroes? City Year AmeriCorps…

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Our Community
City Year Sacramento Announces Cynthia Hester as New Board Chair
September 20, 2022

City Year Sacramento, an education nonprofit that recruits young adults for a year of service in public schools, is pleased…

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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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Our Alumni
City Year alums shine in the corporate world
September 13, 2022

Learn more about the benefits of service with City Year AmeriCorps, including preparation for a career, exclusive scholarships, the Segal…

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio’s Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan
September 9, 2022

City Year San Antonio’s Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan, created in June of 2022, outlines key activities and strategic partnerships to…

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Our Community
Introducing City Year Detroit’s Newest Board Member: Roz Blanck
August 30, 2022

    City Year Detroit is thrilled to welcome Roz Blanck, a long-time volunteer in the community, as the newest…

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Our Community
2022-23 City Year Orlando Events
August 29, 2022

UPCOMING EVENTS At City Year, we believe students can reach their full potential as learners and leaders if they have…

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City Year Los Angeles Women's Empowerment and Corps members
Our Alumni
City Year can prepare you for a career in marketing and geoinformation systems
August 1, 2022

Our corps members can find opportunities to gain professional skills in marketing & communications during their time at City Year….

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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 Community
Valero Intern School Supply Drive

Valero Intern Supply Drive Valero has a robust internship program that offers professional and personal development to its interns and…

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Our Alumni
City Year can help prepare you for medical school
July 20, 2022

Wondering how City Year can help prepare you for medical school? Check out this advice from a City Year alum…

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