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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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Leaders Are Born When They Become Fearless
May 5, 2021

AmeriCorps member, Neha Sajjad shares more about her coming into City Year, with so much she didn’t know about herself,…

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Lessons Learned From My Students

First Year AmeriCorps member, Ava Masias, shares three major takeaways from her inspiring students.

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Equity
CYP Hosts Third Year of BARWE215 – Building Anti-Racist White Educators Philadelphia
April 23, 2021

City Year’s work is founded upon 10 core values. Belief in the Power of Young People, Empathy, Social Justice for…

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Our Community
Honoring the 2021 Idealists of the Year
April 20, 2021

City Year’s mission is fueled by a culture of idealism Our work is grounded in the unshakeable belief that we…

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The Corps
Donate to CYSA’s AmeriCorps Member Food Pantry
April 19, 2021

The CYSA Food Pantry needs to be replenished for our incoming AmeriCorps members. Consider donating any item(s) on CYSA’s Amazon…

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The Corps
Spotlight on Southwark School: A Recap of City Year Philly’s Third Virtual Visit
April 13, 2021

On Tuesday, March 23, members of the City Year Philly community gathered for our third virtual school visit with AmeriCorps…

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Our Impact
Academic Gains During COVID-19

Destiny Harden serves as an AmeriCorps member in a 4th grade ELA classroom on the Edleman Family Foundation team serving…

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Our Impact
AT&T Believes at Home – Virtual Event #2 (2020)- An Alternative Way of Doing Service 
April 12, 2021

For our second Team Care Force virtual event we partnered with AT&T, getting a little creative in how we develop virtual service….

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Our Community
A Year Like No Other – Letter from ED
April 6, 2021

City Year San José/Silicon Valley’s service year has been like no other in our 27 years of service to this…

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Our Community
City Year Philly FY21 Partnership Roundup Q3
April 1, 2021

Note: Any in-person event photos were taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.    Olney Team Professional Development Event with Team Sponsor Firstrust Bank  Facilitators…

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Our Impact
A Foray into Virtual Service
March 29, 2021

  Care Force has gone through many changes and innovations over the years and 2020 has certainly been exemplary of…

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Our Impact
From City Year to Career 
March 25, 2021

Formulating a L.A.C.Y (or “Life After City Year”) plan is an integral part of the City Year experience. From mentorship…

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