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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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Grad School Support for AmeriCorps Members through Our Partner, C5LA
February 23, 2024

City Year L.A. has partnered with C5LA to provide college and grad-school application support for current AmeriCorps members. We have…

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The Corps
The Ripple Effects of Mentorship: Bianca Samayoa
October 12, 2023

What does it really mean to have someone, a mentor, change your life? The concept of being part of that…

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Our Impact
Reflecting on a year of service: Emilio Monahan
July 18, 2023

Emilio Monahan, who just completed his first year of service and will return next year on the Civic Engagement team,…

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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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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 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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The Corps
Celebrating the City Year LA AmeriCorps Class of 2021
June 17, 2021

Earlier this month we graduated our 2020-2021 City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps class, marking the end of our 14th year of service in Los…

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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 Impact
L.A. Rams and SoFi Make Deep Investment to Support the Students of Crozier Middle School in Inglewood
January 25, 2021

On Monday, January 11, 2021, City Year LA had a wonderful Zoom celebration hosted by the Los Angeles Rams and…

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