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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 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 Alumni
Alumn Spotlight: Support Student Well-Being as a School Social Worker
January 24, 2023

Alum Nicolas Gonzales talks about how City Year helped launch his career in social work and the importance of representation…

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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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The Corps
The Impact of Service
December 13, 2022

One of the most interesting parts of service is the people that you meet along the way. From the staff…

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Our Impact
Reactive to Proactive | City Year San Antonio’s Five-Year Pandemic Recovery Plan
November 28, 2022

The 2021 – 2022 academic year marked our 25th year of partnership with the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD)….

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Meet the Team: Buffalo Collegiate Charter School
November 18, 2022

Meet the 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Members who are serving with City Year at Buffalo Collegiate Charter School!

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Meet the Team: Charter Middle School for Applied Technologies

Meet the 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Members who are serving with City Year at Charter Middle School for Applied Technologies!

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Meet the Team: Persistence Preparatory Academy

Meet the 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Members who are serving with City Year at Persistence Preparatory Academy!

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Our Impact
City Year 101: Social-Emotional Learning and Mentorship
November 9, 2022

Students at Hartranft Elementary School eagerly greet City Year Philly AmeriCorps members.   In this new ongoing series, we’ll take…

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Our Community
City Year LA’s Silvia Fausto Honored at The. L.A Rams’ Latinx Heritage Month Celebration
October 26, 2022

On October 9th, The Los Angeles Rams honored City Year Los Angeles Program Manager and alum, Silvia Fausto, during their…

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Our Impact
City Year San Antonio 2022 Opening Day!
October 4, 2022

City Year San Antonio hosted its annual Opening Day, Friday, September 9th at the beautiful Magnolia Halle. The more than…

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