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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’s Team Bethune & Team Gompers
May 8, 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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City Year Detroit School Partner Spotlight – Laurielle Martin
April 30, 2024

  City Year Detroit’s school team at Gompers Elementary-Middle School nominated Ms. Laurielle Martin for our School Partner Spotlight because…

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City Year Detroit School Partner Spotlight – Linda Jackson

  City Year Detroit’s school team at Bethune Elementary-Middle School nominated Mrs. Linda Jackson for our School Partner Spotlight because…

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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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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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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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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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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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$55,000 Raised at City Year Detroit’s Leadership Breakfast
November 29, 2023

  City Year Detroit’s Leadership Breakfast brought together local leaders from the business, education, and philanthropic sectors to discuss education…

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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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Meet De’Andre L. Shepard, PhD!
August 15, 2023

Meet City Year Detroit’s Managing Director of Impact, De’Andre L. Shepard, PhD! De’Andre leads the design, delivery, and continuous improvement…

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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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