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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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City Year Milwaukee’s 3rd Equity Summit of the Year 
November 9, 2020

At City Year Milwaukee, AmeriCorps members and staff come together to participate in equity summits. An important part of our commitment to being an anti-racist organization…

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Our Impact
Meet Commodore: Reflection and Preparation Ahead of Next Year’s Service
May 20, 2020

At Casimir Pulaski High School, March was a big month for students and my City Year team. On March 4th…

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Andrew Colegrove First Team
The Corps
Why I Decided to Come Back – Twice 

From before I walked into Registration Day at City Year Milwaukee last summer, I knew that I wanted to serve again. During…

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City Year AmeriCorps members create a welcome tunnel down both sides of the school's front steps
Benefits & Resources
Three key skills I learned from my year of service
May 18, 2020

A year of service embodies various roles and obstacles. Though this year has been anything but normal, it has given…

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City Year Milwaukee, Vincent High School team
The Corps
Finding my calling through service
May 11, 2020

Coming to City Year through a non-traditional path means using your service year to dive into what you want to…

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The Corps
5 Ways You Can Support City Year Milwaukee
April 15, 2020

Service may look different during these unprecedented times, but our AmeriCorps continue to stay committed to service. Learn more about…

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City Year AmeriCorps career in teaching
The Corps
City Year prepared me for a career in teaching
April 14, 2020

City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member Jordan Contreras shares why his decision to serve students this year is helping prepare him…

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Our Impact
How City Year Leadership Helps You Grow and Develop
April 5, 2020

City Year is more than a gap year; City Year is a growth year. During my year of service, I grew in many…

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Education
Social Emotional Learning with Asalia
April 1, 2020

Social-Emotional Learning is a way that City Year can support students in acquiring tools to better understand and navigate their…

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City Year Milwaukee alumni
The Corps
Celebrating Black History Month at City Year Milwaukee
March 9, 2020

As we all know, February is a month that has been designated to celebrate Black achievements across the United States…

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City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member, Deniko
The Corps
City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps Member Spotlight: Meet Deniko Montgomery
March 3, 2020

Meet Deniko Montgomery, a proud City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member and learn more about him in his poem titeld, “I…

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La'Daja Miller
The Corps
AmeriCorps Member Spotlight: Meet La’Daja Miller
February 17, 2020

Meet La’Daja Miller Everyone decides to do a year of service for a different reason. For me, I chose to…

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