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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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Congrats City Year L.A. AmeriCorps Class of 2022!
June 16, 2022

Congratulations to the City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps class of 2022! The impact each of our corps members made both…

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

This past October marked Filipino American Heritage Month, celebrating Filipino culture and the immense impact and contributions that the Filipino…

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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 2020-21 AmeriCorps class, marking the end of our 14th year of service in Los Angeles.   This year’s corps…

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Education
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 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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The Corps
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 Service Update with CYLA!
October 22, 2020

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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Our Impact
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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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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