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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 alumni.

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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 Impact
“How did you learn in school?”
September 20, 2022

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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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio’s Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan
September 9, 2022

City Year San Antonio’s Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan, created in June of 2022, outlines key activities and strategic partnerships to…

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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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The Corps
Welcome Team Care Force #16
July 29, 2022

Care Force is proud to welcome seven new Senior AmeriCorps Members serving as Project Leaders on Team Care Force. This…

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio’s Principal Summit
July 28, 2022

City Year San Antonio’s first-ever Principal Summit On Wednesday, July 13th, City Year San Antonio had the privilege to present…

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The Corps
Five Lessons From my City Year Experience
July 19, 2022

After graduating college, I found myself in a position that I believe many of our young people find themselves: idealistic,…

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Our Impact
Celebrating 15 Years of Serving Miami’s Students
July 13, 2022

In 2022-2023, City Year Miami is celebrating its 15th Birthday and we’re so excited to be going #backtobasics! Join us…

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City Year AmeriCorps student success coach with students
The Corps
How City Year AmeriCorps members and teachers can work together
July 12, 2022

For City Year AmeriCorps members to serve as student success coaches, it’s important for them to establish strong working relationships…

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The Corps
What’s next after City Year Philly? A LACY interview with three 2021-22 AmeriCorps members
June 29, 2022

City Year Philly AmeriCorps members Andrew Gupta, Dimir Leftwich, and Saige Cornick-Turpin speak about their LACY (Leadership After City Year)…

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