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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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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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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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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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The Corps
Three AmeriCorps members return to their alma mater for a year of service
March 20, 2019

Serving with City Year L.A. takes spirit, discipline, purpose, and pride, and when corps members are placed in the schools…

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The Corps
The power of mentorship: why AmeriCorps member Steven chose to pay it forward
November 30, 2018

“As much as I am proud of my own efforts to reach, I know so much of it is because…

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The Corps
Overcoming fear: mentoring’s challenges and rewards [Voices from the Field]
July 6, 2017

“What is an irrational fear you have?” This was a question I asked Manuel*, a tenth-grade student I mentored during…

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