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Our stories

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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City Year builds developmental relationships with students
The Corps
Successfully Closing Out Student Relationships
May 11, 2022

City Year emphasizes trusting and consistent relationships with the students we serve. Learn more about these developmental student relationships.

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City Year Headquarters building, located in Boston, MA.
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 Impact
Honoring the 2022 Idealists of the Year
April 25, 2022

City Year’s mission is fueled by a culture of idealism. At City Year, we define idealism as the belief that…

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AmeriCorps member in Jacksonville, Florida speaks with a group of students.
The Corps
City Year offers caring, consistent student support
April 19, 2022

City Year AmeriCorps members provide consistent care and support for students and schools during the pandemic.

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City Year AmeriCorps alum in school
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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Our Impact
Focus On Student Mental Health & Filling The Gaps
April 8, 2022

  Before the pandemic, mental health needs for children, adolescents, and families were considerable and, in many cases, went unmet…

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Our Impact
Finding Your North Star

How do we find our passion and purpose? Rebecca Irby from New Detroit has some ideas on this topic. She…

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The Corps
AmeriCorps Appreciation Month at City Year Detroit

City Year has a lot to celebrate—starting with our extraordinary AmeriCorps members! We’re proud of them, the skills they are…

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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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The Corps
Celebrating AmeriCorps Appreciation Month in Kansas City
March 31, 2022

March 13-19 is recognized nationally as AmeriCorps week, but we extend the celebration of our AmeriCorps members to encompass the…

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