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The Value of Social Breaktime Activities
March 23, 2021

By: Alejandro Higareda City Year L.A. AmeriCorps member, NOW Academy Given the virtual learning setting, resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, in-class spaces for social activity have…

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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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Our Alumni
Leadership After City Year: Celebrating Black Excellence Among our Alumni
February 23, 2021

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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Our Impact
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 CYLA!

Our City Year LA AmeriCorps members have officially been in virtual classrooms, helping our students maneuver remote learning for over two months! In…

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Benefits & Resources
City Year Partners with Hulu for A Virtual Career Week Event
August 13, 2020

From August 3rd-7th, City Year partnered with Hulu to offer a career and professional development experience like no other! This…

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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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Our Alumni
Remembering Andres Guardado-Say His Name.
July 8, 2020

We are devastated by the news that on June 18, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies shot and killed Andrés Guardado, an…

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Our Alumni
Creating a more just nation – it starts here
June 23, 2020

  Dear City Year Alumni and Community, We are devastated by the news that on June 18, Los Angeles Sheriff’s…

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Education
City Year Los Angeles Teacher Spotlight- Part 4
March 4, 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
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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