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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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The Corps
City Year Builds Pathways Into Teaching For Diverse Future Educators
May 29, 2024

City Year’s innovative teacher pathway program is helping to address two of the biggest challenges facing public education today: teacher…

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Our Alumni
City Year Honors Nonprofit Founder Dustin LaFont
May 21, 2024

The City Year Alumni Leadership Awards, presented by Truist, are City Year’s highest alumni recognition. The awards recognize outstanding alums…

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The Corps
Resources to support the mental health and well-being of our corps
May 13, 2024

Here are four ways we work to support City Year AmeriCorps member wellbeing and mental health during their service year…

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Our Community
A Love Letter to Buffalo, New York

You may not have heard a whole lot about Buffalo, New York, but it’s the second biggest city in the…

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The Corps
Top Reasons Why You’ll Love Living and Working In Memphis
May 9, 2024

Living and working in Memphis can be a great option for young people, from affordable housing and a vibrant culture…

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The Corps
Supporting the Next Generation of Teachers
May 6, 2024

Each May, organizations and communities across the nation celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, coming together to express gratitude to the educators…

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Education
City Year AmeriCorps members are student success coaches
May 2, 2024

Here’s what “student success coach” means to us and why we believe more schools could benefit from having this additional…

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Our Alumni
City Year Honors Young Alum Derek Qiu
April 30, 2024

The City Year Alumni Leadership Awards, presented by Truist, are City Year’s highest alumni recognition. The awards recognize outstanding alums…

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City Year AmeriCorps member service volunteer teaching
Benefits & Resources
How to use your Segal Education Award
April 29, 2024

Did you know that one of the key benefits AmeriCorps members receive is access to the Segal Education Award to…

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Our Impact
An Inclusive Approach To Financial Literacy
April 25, 2024

What does it mean to take a holistic approach to financial wellness? How do you take the full context of…

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The Corps
Why Serving With City Year Memphis Could Be A Great Next Step
April 24, 2024

Fernecia Humphrey, City Year Memphis ‘23, decided she wanted a second year of service with City Year after the 2022-2023…

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Our Impact
Creating hope and opportunity in Memphis through partnerships
April 16, 2024

Over the last few months, City Year Memphis and their local Starbucks partners—along with several other community organizations, businesses and…

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