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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 alumni.

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Journey to becoming a Mentor
January 22, 2021

By: Yolanda Miranda For the past two years I have been serving as an AmeriCorps member with City Year L.A. …

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Our Impact
A Virtual MLK Day of Service with City Year LA

On January 18th City Year Los Angeles and The Walt Disney Company hosted a panel of Los Angeles champions of…

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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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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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City Year Los Angeles’ First Ever Virtual Service Day!
September 24, 2020

On September 17th, City Year Los Angeles’ Civic Engagement (CE) Team held the site’s first ever virtual service day for…

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Interview with CYLA Board Co-Chair, Giselle Fernandez!

As part of our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, City Year AmeriCorps member, Jazmin Larumbe, who is serving a second…

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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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The Corps
Congratulations City Year LA 2020 Corps!

On June 10th the CYLA community gathered together for our first virtual graduation to celebrate the accomplishments and the extraordinary…

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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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The Corps
From Student to City Year AmeriCorps Member 
May 21, 2020

Jazmin Larumbe is serving her first year as a City Year AmeriCorps member at Jefferson High School in South-Central Los…

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