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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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Benefits & Resources
Strengthening your job application
May 4, 2022

Here are a few tips from the members of City Year’s Talent Acquisition team—the people who facilitate the hiring process…

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Our Alumni
Five education nonprofits looking for City Year alums
April 13, 2022

Looking to start a career in nonprofits after service? Here are five nonprofits that love to hire City Year alums!

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Benefits & Resources
Why Choose To serve In Detroit
April 7, 2022

  We love Detroit. We love living in Detroit and we are confident that you will, too! So, what does…

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City Year AmeriCorps members serving in schools
Benefits & Resources
Planning for life after City Year differs for AmeriCorps members
April 6, 2022

We encourage AmeriCorps members to reflect how they have also personally grown and stay connected with each other after graduation…

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Our Community
Spotlight on Sharif El-Mekki, City Year Philly’s 2022 Idealist of the Year
April 4, 2022

City Year Philadelphia’s annual Red Jacket Gala is coming up next month on Thursday, May 5. We’re looking forward to…

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City Year AmeriCorps member smiling with student in school
Equity
City Year’s research agenda: An equity-focused learning journey
March 31, 2022

We’re sharing our new research and learning agenda and our journey to embrace an equity-focused approach as we seek to…

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Benefits & Resources
Serve for a Year, Stay for Another?
March 30, 2022

Doing one year of service with City Year is a transformational experience. But what happens when you stay for another?…

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Our Community
What’s it like to serve in New Hampshire?

We interviewed AmeriCorps members from the Henry Wilson Elementary School team to ask them about what it’s like to serve…

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Asset based language in City Year communities
Equity
Asset-based language mirrors the communities we serve
March 29, 2022

City Year is dedicated to adopting an asset-based approach to describe the students, schools and communities we serve.

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City Year AmeriCorps gap year education and career pathways
Benefits & Resources
City Year offers high school grads college & career readiness
March 23, 2022

Not sure what you want to do after service? With City Year, you’ll receive the support you need to create…

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City Year AmeriCorps teaching match
Education
From “not a math person” to a City Year math learner
March 16, 2022

Cultivating math confidence in students takes a growth mindset. Learn more about City Year AmeriCorps’ approach to teaching math to…

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Benefits & Resources
City Year offers a fantastic gap year experience

If you are a recent high school graduate or a current college student unsure what to do this fall, City…

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