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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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Celebrating Black History Month at City Year Milwaukee 
February 26, 2024

Black History Month Programming at City Year Milwaukee   This February, we are honoring Black history, resilience, and achievement both…

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CYMKE MLK Day 2024
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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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

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

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The Corps
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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The Corps
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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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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The Corps
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 third Equity Summit of the year 
November 9, 2020

City Year Milwaukee’s third virtual Equity Summit, Equity in Education, gave AmeriCorps members and staff opportunities to connect the history of education…

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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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City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members
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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