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Our stories

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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As students exit the school bus they find a team of City Year AmeriCorps members lined up to welcome them to school
Our Alumni
Corps to corporate: the journey of a City Year Louisiana AmeriCorps member to Memphis
October 23, 2019

The act of service is truly a radical act of love and underscores the value of human existence. I have…

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Our Alumni
City Year Memphis builds the teacher pipeline

While in college, I studied criminal justice with a specific focus on the school to prison pipeline and juvenile delinquency….

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The Corps
Miami to Memphis: a global educator

I chose to serve with City Year because I’ve always wanted to work with kids, but I wasn’t sure in…

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The Corps
A parent’s perspective
October 16, 2016

Service to cause greater than self is one of City Year’s values. As a parent and educator, I have realized…

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National Strategic Partners
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  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
  • Red Nose Day logo
National Partners
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Bank of America logo
  • Celanese logo
  • NFL Inspire Change logo
  • Taco Bell Foundation logo block for footer