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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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Education
Why we don’t use the term “learning loss”
June 15, 2021

As an organization that’s trying to shift to more asset-based language and better honor and celebrate the students and schools…

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Education
Trusting relationships fuel City Year’s work in Memphis
June 1, 2021

The trusting relationships City Year Memphis created with AmeriCorps members and school partners led to deeper collaboration during the pandemic.

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Education
Sharing City Year’s innovation work
May 27, 2021

Working with partners to design equitable learning environments is an important part of City Year’s innovation and school design efforts.

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Education
The Psychological Challenges for Students and Teachers Ahead
May 19, 2021

Three immediate things we can do to help students and teachers

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The Corps
Resources to support the mental health and well-being of our corps
May 15, 2021

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

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The Corps
A City Year is more than just a gap year
May 5, 2021

Alum Claire Dempsey shares her experience of taking a gap year before college to do City Year.

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Education
City Year CEO on Supporting Students Through the Pandemic
May 3, 2021

AmeriCorps members are intentionally checking in with both students and adults to see how they are doing; for example, one…

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The Corps
Connecting students to school during COVID-19
April 22, 2021

How AmeriCorps members support and engage students during the pandemic by listening and learning

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The Corps
Lessons Learned from two years of City Year service
March 30, 2021

Amari has learned to lead with empathy throughout his two years of service with City Year AmeriCorps. Learn more about…

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City Year AmeriCorps member virtual learning practices
Education
Pi Day: Infinite ways to celebrate the magic of circles
March 11, 2021

The circle has intrigued brilliant minds and more recently helped NASA explore Mars! Learn more about Pi and how it…

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The Corps
Seven cities where you can make a difference to students
March 10, 2021

Explore seven cities where we have a need for extraordinary young people to serve and mentor students.

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City Year Philadelphia AmeriCorps member appreciation
The Corps
Celebrating our remarkable AmeriCorps
March 8, 2021

Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks.

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