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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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The value of social breaktime activities
March 23, 2021

A holistic approach to learning that addresses scholars’ social-emotional well-being and academic performance will ensure they are engaged to learn long term.

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CYLA and the Wasserman Foundation team up to give back to the students of Watts
October 22, 2020

Earlier this month, the City Year Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team (CE Team), a team of AmeriCorps members who lead…

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Our Impact
A virtual service update with City Year Los Angeles!

Our City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps members have been in virtual classrooms, helping our students maneuver remote learning, for over two months!

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Education
Service Has Not Stopped. Service Just Looks Different.
August 5, 2020

Like so many districts across the country, schools in Los Angeles and Inglewood will continue with remote learning to start…

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Education
City Year Los Angeles teacher spotlight – Part 4
March 4, 2020

City Year AmeriCorps members work with partner teachers to fully support students in the classroom. Meet middle school science teacher…

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Education
City Year Los Angeles Teacher Spotlight- Part 3
February 26, 2020

City Year AmeriCorps members work side–by–side in collaboration with their partner teachers to fully support their students in the classroom. We are…

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A partner teacher at one of our LA schools.
Education
City Year Los Angeles Teacher Spotlight- Part 2
February 19, 2020

Today we are spotlighting Ms. Tellez who has been teaching for 34 years at 93rd St. Elementary School, keep reading…

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A partner teacher at one of our schools.
Education
City Year Los Angeles Teacher Spotlight
February 12, 2020

City Year AmeriCorps members work side-by-side in collaboration with their partner teachers to fully support their students in the classroom. We are…

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Education
Caring relationships and student well-being are key to academic success
October 10, 2018

Sometimes referred to as non-cognitive skills, social and emotional aptitudes such as self-management, goal-setting and problem solving have, in the…

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