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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 LA’s Silvia Fausto Honored at The. L.A Rams’ Latinx Heritage Month Celebration
October 26, 2022

On October 9th, The Los Angeles Rams honored City Year Los Angeles Program Manager and alum, Silvia Fausto, during their…

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Celebrating our 15th annual MLK Day of Service
January 26, 2022

On January 17th, our Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team brought together 230 staff and AmeriCorps members for our 15th annual…

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Snapchat and City Year Los Angeles celebrate World Kindness Week
November 23, 2021

Our Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team supported 580 Snapchat volunteers in virtual and in-person service projects for World Kindness Week!

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Our Community
Celebrating Filipino-American Leaders in our Community
November 4, 2021

October marks Filipino American Heritage Month. To celebrate, we’re spotlighting three incredible staff and corps members who left their mark…

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Hispanic Heritage Month Interview with City Year L.A.’s New Executive Director, Dr. Sandra Cano
September 24, 2021

  City Year Los Angeles’ Executive Director Dr. Sandra Cano sat down with our Team Leader at Jefferson High School, Jaime Romero, to chat about what her…

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Our Alumni
Inspirados por cultura, servicio y la comunidad: Celebrating the Accomplishments of City Year L.A. Latinx Alumni

This Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, we’re highlighting four Latinx members of our community that inspire us and exemplify City Year values…

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Our Alumni
Championing the work of our APIDA-Identifying Alumni
May 25, 2021

In honor of Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American Heritage Month we are celebrating our APIDA-identifying alumni and the incredible careers…

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Education
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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Our Community
A Conversation with City Year LA Board Co-Chair Mattie McFadden-Lawson
February 23, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, City Year AmeriCorps member Aysia-Marie Perkins sat down virtually with our Board Co-Chair Mattie…

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Our Alumni
Leadership After City Year: Celebrating Black Excellence Among our Alumni

In celebration of Black History Month, we are featuring our incredible alumni, modern day heroes who continue to change the world. Keep reading to get to…

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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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