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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 alums.

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City Year Dallas Uplift Announcement
November 2, 2023

We are thrilled to share some exciting news regarding City Year Dallas’ continued commitment to providing invaluable support to students…

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Our Community
Introducing City Year Philly’s New Board Leadership: Kerri Strike-Stahller and Debby Kuhn
October 30, 2023

At the start of the new fiscal year, CYP welcomed Kerri Strike-Stahller and Debby Kuhn as our new Site Board…

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Our Community
Celebrating Global Diversity Awareness Month: Embracing a World of Differences
October 22, 2023

October is a special month. It’s a time when we celebrate Global Diversity Awareness Month, an opportunity to honor the…

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Our Community
School Meals Support Student Success
October 10, 2023

October 9th marks the beginning of National School Lunch Week.  National School Lunch Week was created in 1962 by President…

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Our Community
Four Lessons I Learned at City Year
September 28, 2023

  I’m Lily Proudman and from 2018 to 2020, I served as an AmeriCorps member with City Year Chicago. I…

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Benefits & Resources
The AmeriCorps Member Guide to Philadelphia
July 10, 2023

AmeriCorps members pose in front of the “I Love Philly” sign at LOVE Park, 2019.   Making the decision to…

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A City Year Buffalo AmeriCorps member and student sitting at their desk smile at each other
The importance of human connection
June 29, 2023

Some might say my journey to discovering City Year and my passion for working in education was an unconventional one….

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The Corps
Congratulations CYLA’s AmeriCorps Class of 2023!
June 21, 2023

More than 100 City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps members served a total of 127,127.5 collective hours and supported more than…

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Our Impact
Ronaldo Mateo-Ramirez: Paying it forward through service
June 13, 2023

Ronaldo Mateo-Ramirez had a City Year AmeriCorps member. Their support helped Ronaldo graduate high school and inspired him to join…

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Our Alumni
The Segal Education Award: What Is It and How Can I Use It?
June 7, 2023

As graduation season approaches and City Year AmeriCorps members prepare to implement their Life After City Year (LACY) plans, many…

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Our Community
Haitian Heritage Month to me
May 8, 2023

City Year Little Rock staff member Marlie Mehu shares about the importance of Haitian Heritage Month to create belonging and…

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Our Community
A Cause Worth Celebrating
May 2, 2023

My first year as a City Year Corps member has been filled with lows and highs. Reporting to school at…

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