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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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Meet City Year Detroit Board Member Roz Blanck
March 27, 2024

My name is Roz Komisar Blanck and I am a relatively new board member. I heard about City Year from…

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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 Community
City Year Detroit School Partner Spotlight – Nkosi Shorter
February 22, 2024

  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 Community
Meet City Year Detroit Board Chair, Tonya Adair
December 15, 2023

  Tonya Adair is the Chief Development, Diversity, and Engagement Officer at United Way for Southeastern Michigan and City Year…

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The Corps
Kicking Off Our 25th Year: City Year Detroit is Back to School
August 30, 2023

  Our City Year Detroit AmeriCorps members are back in schools! For the 25th school year, AmeriCorps members will provide…

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The Corps
Overcoming Impostor Syndrome
May 1, 2023

City Year Detroit welcomed creative genius and novelist Andre Ebron to present on Imposter Syndrome to our AmeriCorps members and…

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Equity
Fostering men of color in education
March 29, 2023

City Year Detroit hosted a panel to discuss how increasing the number of male educators of color will help close…

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The Corps
18-Minute Networking with Deloitte
February 24, 2023

City Year Detroit’s recent 18-Minute Networking event, sponsored by Deloitte, made forming professional connections a little easier.

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The Corps
Happy AmeriCorps Member Appreciation Month!

We would like to invite you to join us in showing our appreciation for our City Year Detroit AmeriCorps members…

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The Corps
It’s all about the AmeriCorps experience
February 3, 2023

City Year Detroit creates a space where our AmeriCorps members can thrive. To better prioritize the corps experience, we created…

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The Corps
Reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of service

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service reminds us of mentorship and leading while contributing to others’ success.

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Equity
“I have a dream . . .” Starbucks & City Year collaboration

For the third year in a row, City Year Detroit and Starbucks teamed up to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

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