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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 Corps
Congratulations CYLA’s AmeriCorps Class of 2023!
June 21, 2023

More than 100 City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps members served a total of 127,127.5 collective hours and supported more than…

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Our Impact
Ronaldo Mateo-Ramirez: Paying it forward through service
June 13, 2023

Ronaldo Mateo-Ramirez had a City Year AmeriCorps member. Their support helped Ronaldo graduate high school and inspired him to join…

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Our Community
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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The Corps
Congrats City Year L.A. AmeriCorps Class of 2022!
June 16, 2022

Congratulations this year’s City Year Los Angeles graduates and our amazing awardees. It was truly an honor to serve alongside…

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Our Impact
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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Our Impact
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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The Corps
City Year Los Angeles Opening Day 2021
October 27, 2021

Earlier this month we virtually welcomed our 2021-22 AmeriCorps class, marking the official beginning of our 15th year of service in Los Angeles and Inglewood.    Our Opening Day celebration…

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Our Community
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
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
Women Leading Service: Get to know our Program Directors

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we wanted to give everyone a glimpse into our service and the incredible women who help…

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