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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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Benefits & Resources
Everything about housing and relocation for City Year
July 25, 2023

Many of our AmeriCorps members relocate to cities across the country to begin service, which takes time, energy and careful…

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Benefits & Resources
The AmeriCorps Member Guide to Philadelphia
July 10, 2023

AmeriCorps members pose in front of the “I Love Philly” sign at LOVE Park, 2019.   Making the decision to…

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Our Alumni
ALUMNI PROFILE: Why Stefanie Vestal Always Puts Service Above Self
July 6, 2023

Written By Jewels Dabdub, AmeriCorps Member   City Year AmeriCorps Member. Senior Corps Member. Alumni Board Member. Impact Manager. Classroom…

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A City Year Buffalo AmeriCorps member and student sitting at their desk smile at each other
Equity
The importance of human connection
June 29, 2023

Some might say my journey to discovering City Year and my passion for working in education was an unconventional one….

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The Corps
Leadership After City Year: A Q&A with Four 2022-23 CYP Corps Members
June 26, 2023

City Year Philly AmeriCorps members (clockwise from top left) Olivia Baptiste, Jianna Frei, Tomir Johnson, and Amina Khan speak about…

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The Corps
Congratulations CYLA’s AmeriCorps Class of 2023!
June 21, 2023

More than 100 City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps members served a total of 127,127.5 collective hours and supported more than…

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Our Impact
Ronaldo Mateo-Ramirez: Paying it forward through service
June 13, 2023

Ronaldo Mateo-Ramirez had a City Year AmeriCorps member. Their support helped Ronaldo graduate high school and inspired him to join…

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City Year AmeriCorps members with students at school
Benefits & Resources
Las cinco preguntas principales que tienes sobre el servicio City Year, respondidas
June 9, 2023

Ines Brookens, una alumna y consejera de servicio de City Year, respondió a las cinco preguntas principales que ustedes tuvieron…

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Our Alumni
City Year Alum Madhov Shroff: Navigating Uncertainty and Championing Equity
June 8, 2023

People often talk about your 20s as one of the best times of your life. As a 25-year-old, I am…

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Our Alumni
The Segal Education Award: What Is It and How Can I Use It?
June 7, 2023

As graduation season approaches and City Year AmeriCorps members prepare to implement their Life After City Year (LACY) plans, many…

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City Year alum and staff member Michael Stevens, 2023 Staff Alumni Impact Award winner
Our Alumni
Celebrating mentor and City Year alum Michael Stevens
June 6, 2023

Michael Stevens is currently senior vice president and executive director of City Year D.C. He was honored with the 2022…

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City Year alum and staff member Nicole Tsang, 2023 Staff Alumni Impact Award winner
Our Alumni
Celebrating City Year alum Nicole Tsang
May 31, 2023

Nicole Tsang is a City Year New York alum and current City Year National staff member. She was honored with…

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners