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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 alums.

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Our Alumni
Serving with City Year sharpens job skills, HBCU graduate says
July 2, 2024

If you speak with an alum of an historically Black college or university (HBCU) about their experience, you’ll quickly learn…

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Our Impact
CYSA Ripples of Hope: The Prism Effect
July 1, 2024

City Year San Antonio hosted its annual Ripples of Hope event, on Thursday, May 2nd at the Tobin Center Ripples…

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Equity
Honoring Pride Month: A Personal Reflection By Virgil Emily, City Year Silicon Valley
June 27, 2024

  Celebrating & Honoring LGBTTQIAP+ Pride Month with a Personal Reflection from Virgil Emily, Student Success Coach for City Year…

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Education
Corps Members Explore the Power of Generative AI on Advancing Education Equity

This summer, City Year AmeriCorps Members (ACMs) in San Jose/East Palo Alto will begin working with ClassGenius to understand Generative AI’s potential…

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Benefits & Resources
The Data Tells The Story: Cindy Edelman on City Year’s Measurable Results

Supporting education is ultimately about improving student outcomes. At City Year, we believe this happens by focusing on each student’s…

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Our Impact
City Year DC 2024 AmeriCorps Members Graduation
June 18, 2024

On Friday, June 14th, 2024, City Year DC celebrated the graduation of our dedicated 2024 AmeriCorps members. The event was…

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Miranda Ying for City Year San Jose AmeriCorps Alumnus
Our Alumni
AANHPI Q&A with Miranda Ying
June 10, 2024

As Senior Impact Manager, Miranda is responsible for supervising and coaching teams of AmeriCorps Members at school sites in East…

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Our Impact
Top 5 Reasons to Join City Year New Hampshire

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

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Education
Improving student attendance through student success coaching

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic linger for K12 education. Schools across the country continue to grapple with post-pandemic pain…

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Our Impact
National service builds critical workforce, civic and life skills
June 5, 2024

A new research project, the City Year Alumni Bridging Study, explores how the national service program AmeriCorps prepares young people…

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Our Impact
Empowering Futures: City Year’s Commitment to Career Development
May 29, 2024

At City Year, service is at the heart of everything we do. But our commitment to our corps members doesn’t…

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Our Community
Celebrating City Year’s 25 years of DCPS Partnerships
May 17, 2024

City Year DC has been proudly serving the Washington, DC community for almost 25 years thanks to the support of…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners