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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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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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The Good within a Hard Year
May 10, 2021

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

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Leaders Are Born When They Become Fearless
May 5, 2021

AmeriCorps member, Neha Sajjad shares more about her coming into City Year, with so much she didn’t know about herself,…

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How City Year Inspired Ceaira to do a Year of Service 
April 15, 2021

Read on to learn more about AmeriCorps member, Ceaira Mcneil, and how her experience with City Year inspired her to do…

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Equity
Meet DBIE Council Members, Jovan Goldsmith and Haley Woods
March 15, 2021

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

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The Corps
Equity Summit Four: Big Citizenship
February 26, 2021

At City Year Milwaukee, AmeriCorps members and staff come together to participate in equity summits. An important part of our…

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The Corps
Service Highlights from the Rockwell Automation Team
January 21, 2021

  The Rockwell Automation Team at Rogers Street Academy has been hard at work supporting students in the virtual classroom and have…

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City Year Milwaukee Team Spotlight
January 14, 2021

Check out some of joys and highlights from our Julia A. Uihlein Team serving at Alexander Mitchell Integrated Arts School,…

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Our Impact
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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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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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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