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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 alums.

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City Year Detroit’s Own Joins Detroit Equity Action Lab Racial Equity Fellowship
February 16, 2024

  Steven Bowman, Sr. Learning and Development Director at City Year Detroit has joined the 8th cohort of the Detroit…

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CYMKE MLK Day 2024
Our Impact
City Year Milwaukee MLK Day: The Art of Change

“The men and women who rode the freedom buses through Alabama, who walked in Montgomery, who knelt in prayer in…

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The Corps
HBCU alum shares why she serves with City Year
February 14, 2024

Maybe you’ve heard of Howard University, Spellman College, Tennessee State or Morehouse? You’ve definitely heard of some of their most…

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Our Alumni
City Year Philly Love Stories (part 2)

Many City Year Philadelphia (CYP) alumni credit their year of service with transforming their lives, leading to lasting friendships, newfound…

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AmeriCorps provides childcare benefits for parents
February 7, 2024

City Year AmeriCorps members receive a modest living stipend during their service experience with us. And although we’ve been able…

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Our Alumni
City Year Alumni Leadership Award Winners 2023
January 26, 2024

City Year honors four incredible alums for their dedication to social justice.

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Our Impact
MLK Day of Service at City Year Detroit
January 23, 2024

  Service to a cause greater than oneself is a core value for City Year and it’s why at City…

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Our Impact
How We Use Data to Improve Our Impact on Student Achievement

    Small group intervention with City Year Detroit AmeriCorps members, who serve as student success coaches, is a vital…

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Our Impact
Meet Our Board Member: Nkem Ogbechie of Agmen
January 22, 2024

Head of Operations Strategic Planning, Risk & Analytics for Amgen, Nkem Ogbechie, virtually joined City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps member…

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The Corps
Living the Legacy

Connecting with the Corps – An AMC MLK Experience Did you know that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day is…

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Our Impact
A Day of Service on MLK Day with CYLA
January 19, 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college…

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Equity
Embracing Tolerance in 2024: A Call to Combat Bullying and Build Inclusive Communities

As we step into 2024, it is a timely moment to revisit the importance of tolerance in our communities. This…

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