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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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The Corps
Meet City Year Detroit’s Team Cody & Team Law!
February 23, 2024

City Year Detroit AmeriCorps members serve as Student Success Coaches from the morning bell to the end of the day…

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Our Impact
Grad School Support for AmeriCorps Members through Our Partner, C5LA

Our partnership with C5LA provides AmeriCorps members with college and grad-school application support and support the professional and academic growth…

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Our Alumni
City Year Detroit School Partner Spotlight – Elizabeth Toye
February 22, 2024

  City Year Detroit’s school team at Cody High School nominated Elizabeth Toye for our School Partner Spotlight because of…

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Our Community
City Year Detroit School Partner Spotlight – Nkosi Shorter

  City Year Detroit’s school team at Marion Law Academy nominated Nkosi Shorter for our School Partner Spotlight, in part,…

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Our Impact
Meet Rudy Hobbs, City Year Detroit Board Member

  Rudy Hobbs, a City Year Detroit Board member, is a Lobbyist and Partner at Michigan Legislative Consultants and has…

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Our Impact
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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Our Community
Reflecting on CYDC’s MLK Day of Service FY24

On Monday, January 15th, CYDC hosted MLK Day of Service bringing together volunteers, community members, and youths from across DC…

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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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Our Alumni
City Year Philly Love Stories (part 2)
February 14, 2024

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

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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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