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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 alums.

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Our Impact
City Year Milwaukee MLK Day: The Art of Change
February 16, 2024

“The men and women who rode the freedom buses through Alabama, who walked in Montgomery, who knelt in prayer in…

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Equity
Meet DBIE council members, Jovan Goldsmith and Haley Woods
March 15, 2021

Learn more about City Year Milwaukee’s Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion and Equity Council from council members Jovan Goldsmith and Haley Woods.

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Equity
Equity Summit Four: Big citizenship
February 26, 2021

City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members and staff come together to participate in equity summits, spaces that prioritize learning together.

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Our Alumni
City Year Milwaukee welcomes back four City Year alumni
July 30, 2020

City Year Milwaukee is proud to welcome back four City Year alums to our staff: Sierra Anderson, Paola Gonzales, Mina…

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Our Alumni
Meet new City Year Milwaukee board member Kiesha Johnnies
June 24, 2020

City Year Milwaukee, an education-focused nonprofit that unites young people for a year of service in Milwaukee Public Schools, announces…

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Our Alumni
Alumni spotlight: Meet Andy Reza
June 8, 2020

City Year Milwaukee alums are leaders for life and continue to make an impact long after their year of service….

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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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Benefits & Resources
Three hot housing tips for prospective AmeriCorps members
February 14, 2020

Here are some tips and suggestions from a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member’s experience of searching for housing in their…

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Our Alumni
Leader for Life: City Year Milwaukee alum Kiesha Johnnies
November 20, 2019

Alum Kiesha Johnnies proudly served with City Year Milwaukee’s founding corps in 2010, serving a year in the city she…

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Our Alumni
Celebrating nine years of City Year Milwaukee alumni
October 23, 2019

City Year Milwaukee is celebrating our 10th anniversary, and we’re highlighting the 800 alumni who chose to support the students…

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Benefits & Resources
Why Milwaukee is a great place to live
June 14, 2019

There are 75,081 students in Milwaukee who need and deserve our support in order to thrive. You could be part of a…

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National Partners