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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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Community Partnership during COVID: Meeting the Needs of Students
June 7, 2021

In the midst of the many challenges of COVID, one bright spot for City Year has been the opportunity for…

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Making an Impact After City Year
June 10, 2021

Check-out the incredible ways our 2020-2021 City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members plan to make an impact as alumni. 

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Ruth Durrell: I Wish You an Abundance of Water
June 9, 2021

Spirit of City Year award winner, Ruth Durrell, shares powerful remarks during City Year Milwaukee’s virtual graduation ceremony. Read on.

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How My City Year Inspired Me to Do a Year of Service  
May 15, 2021

AmeriCorps member, Mia Morrison, decided to apply to City Year Milwaukee because of the impact City Year had on her…

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City Year’s Virtual Game Room
May 13, 2021

With this understanding of the student experience, AmeriCorps members are able to build developmental relationships with students, a foundation necessary…

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Building a Space of Belonging Virtually
May 10, 2021

First Year AmeriCorps member, Ava Masias, shares more about supporting Social Emotional Learning in the virtual space this service year. 

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Lessons on Leadership

Read on to learn more about how serving two years with City Year Milwaukee helped Team Leader, Tiler Jewell, gain…

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The Good within a Hard Year

A year unlike any other means as a corps we were dealing with new obstacles daily. It is easy to…

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Paige’s, “Day in the Life of Virtual Service”
May 7, 2021

Paige Kelly, shares about her experience serving virtually and what a “day in the life of virtual service,” is like.

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Why Taking a Gap Year Was Right for Me

People decide to take a gap year for so many reasons. Learn why City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member, Kristen, decided…

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Why Serving from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic Hasn’t Dampened My Idealism

Being a teenager is hard under any circumstances, but I’m inspired by my ninth-graders’ resilience in the virtual world. Read on to…

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AmeriCorps Member Spotlight: Meet Ricquele!

Meet Ricquele Brooks, City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member on the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Team at…

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Remaining Passionate About Service in the Pandemic

First year AmeriCorps member, Katie Krause, shares her experiences serving virtually, how this reinforced her passion for service, as well…

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