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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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The Corps
Leaders Are Born When They Become Fearless
May 5, 2021

AmeriCorps member, Neha Sajjad shares more about her coming into City Year, with so much she didn’t know about herself,…

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Our Impact
Lessons Learned From My Students

First Year AmeriCorps member, Ava Masias, shares three major takeaways from her inspiring students.

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Equity
CYP Hosts Third Year of BARWE215 – Building Anti-Racist White Educators Philadelphia
April 23, 2021

City Year’s work is founded upon 10 core values. Belief in the Power of Young People, Empathy, Social Justice for…

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The Corps
Spotlight on Southwark School: A Recap of City Year Philly’s Third Virtual Visit
April 13, 2021

On Tuesday, March 23, members of the City Year Philly community gathered for our third virtual school visit with AmeriCorps…

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Our Impact
Academic Gains During COVID-19

Destiny Harden serves as an AmeriCorps member in a 4th grade ELA classroom on the Edleman Family Foundation team serving…

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Our Impact
AT&T Believes at Home – Virtual Event #2 (2020)- An Alternative Way of Doing Service 
April 12, 2021

For our second Team Care Force virtual event we partnered with AT&T, getting a little creative in how we develop virtual service….

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Our Alumni
Continuing with Service Beyond City Year!
April 2, 2021

In honor of AmeriCorps month, we caught up with 6 of our alumni who have continued with national service beyond…

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Benefits & Resources
Thinking about a year of service in Kansas City? Here’s what recruiters think you should know.

Experience with kids is a plus, but it’s not the only way to stand out. Tutoring and mentoring kids is…

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Our Impact
A Foray into Virtual Service
March 29, 2021

  Care Force has gone through many changes and innovations over the years and 2020 has certainly been exemplary of…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Gamble, Chief Service Officer of the City of Philadelphia
March 26, 2021

Left: Amanda Gamble during her time serving with City Year Philadelphia in 2011-2012.  Right: Amanda with Mayor Jim Kenney and…

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Our Impact
From City Year to Career 
March 25, 2021

Formulating a L.A.C.Y (or “Life After City Year”) plan is an integral part of the City Year experience. From mentorship…

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Education
The Value of Social Breaktime Activities
March 23, 2021

By: Alejandro Higareda City Year L.A. AmeriCorps member, NOW Academy Given the virtual learning setting, resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, in-class spaces for social activity have…

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