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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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Education
How City Year AmeriCorps grow student literacy
September 22, 2022

Literacy is the ability to read and write, but what does growing student literacy for elementary, middle or high school…

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The Corps
Meet a Mid-Year AmeriCorps member: Helen Moreira, Team Leader at Bethune School
September 21, 2022

The school year may have started, but it’s not too late to serve with City Year Philly! We’re currently accepting…

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City Year Seattle AmeriCorps member posing with Pitchbook Data volunteers for the Civic Engagement Service Day on September 6, 2022
Our Community
From Digital To Physical

What does it mean to “do service” in a world no longer bound by ones and zeroes? City Year AmeriCorps…

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Our Community
City Year Sacramento Announces Cynthia Hester as New Board Chair
September 20, 2022

City Year Sacramento, an education nonprofit that recruits young adults for a year of service in public schools, is pleased…

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Our Impact
“How did you learn in school?”

Last year, while on my lunch break, I texted my mother a question: “How did you learn in school?”  My…

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Education
A Personal Reflection Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month
September 19, 2022

Picture this, scrawny Shelby with her nearly black hair long enough to sit on, scooted up as close as possible…

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Education
Relationships are Key to Students’ Learning Recovery
September 2, 2022

National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS) supplies schools with additional ‘people power’ to help reengage students.

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Our Community
Introducing City Year Detroit’s Newest Board Member: Roz Blanck
August 30, 2022

    City Year Detroit is thrilled to welcome Roz Blanck, a long-time volunteer in the community, as the newest…

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City Year AmeriCorps Career Resources Events
Benefits & Resources
Five career tools gained through City Year service

City Year can support AmeriCorps members develop skills they need to help prepare them for a career.

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Our Community
2022-23 City Year Orlando Events
August 29, 2022

UPCOMING EVENTS At City Year, we believe students can reach their full potential as learners and leaders if they have…

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The Corps
Greater Boston Training Academy: Starting the Year Strong
August 16, 2022

At City Year Greater Boston, we start every new year with an intensive training and preparation program called Greater Boston…

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Education
Vote to help City Year win a spot at SXSW EDU!
August 10, 2022

Your ballot counts! Help City Year bring together educators to discuss how to prioritize anti-racist research strategies in education.

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