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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 Detroit Connects with Code
February 3, 2023

  There are nearly 700,000 open computing jobs in the US, but only 80,000 computer science students graduated into the…

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The Corps
Reflecting on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service emphasizes the importance of a cause greater than self. This Martin Luther…

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Equity
“I Have a Dream..” Starbucks & City Year Collaboration

  What do Starbucks, City Year, and Martin Luther King, Jr. have in common? Our organizations share a mission and…

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Our Impact
City Year Seattle / King County’s Plan to Support Students’ Pandemic Rebound & Strengthen the AmeriCorps Experience
February 1, 2023

City Year Seattle/King County’s plan to support students’ pandemic rebound and how they will strengthen the AmeriCorps experience.

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Our Community
City Year Marches for Unity: San Antonio’s 36th MLK Jr. March
January 26, 2023

“Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.”  – Martin Luther King Jr.   City Year San Antonio was honored…

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Our Alumni
Life After City Year: Pathways for the Future

At City Year, like many organizations, we live in a world of acronyms. As an alumna, I believe the most…

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Our Impact
The Next Generation: A Farewell and Thank You from Executive Director Jennie Johnson
January 20, 2023

It is with deep and bittersweet gratitude that I will be stepping down as Executive Director of City Year Providence…

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Education
Reimagining our schools by building trust
January 10, 2023

Reimagine education: building trust in schools To educators, parents, youth advocates and changemakers, The pandemic experience has highlighted—perhaps more than…

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Our Impact
Reflecting on Privilege
January 9, 2023

  One of the most important aspects of our service as Americorps Members is being able to critically reflect on…

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Our Impact
Meet Impact Manager Brittany Yost

  Meet City Year Detroit Impact Manager, Brittany Yost! Impact Managers lead and develop a team of AmeriCorps members as…

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Education
Creating environments for learning math
December 28, 2022

Math is a critically important subject but can be intimidating. City Year AmeriCorps members can create a welcoming, fun and…

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Our Impact
Supporting English Language Learners in the Classroom
December 22, 2022

Starting a service year with City Year, I was nervous about what the experience would be like. Now that I’ve…

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