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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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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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Impact and Eggs 2021
November 21, 2021

On November 8, 2021, City Year Milwaukee hosted our annual Impact and Eggs event. Read the remarks delivered by our…

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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 alums. 

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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 applied to City Year Milwaukee because of the impact City Year had on her as a…

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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 City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member Ava Masias shares about supporting social-emotional learning in the virtual space this 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

City Year Milwaukee encourages and teaches perseverance, which will bring you many more skills if you lean into the opportunities.

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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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