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Our stories

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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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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Our Community
A Love Letter to Buffalo, New York
May 13, 2024

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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City Year AmeriCorps member student success coach with students
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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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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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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Our Impact
Our equitable research learning journey continues
March 4, 2024

City Year’s equity-based research journey continues City Year has always been a learning organization, seeking out feedback, developing deep collaborations,…

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Our Alumni
City Year honors three outstanding alums
February 26, 2024

Awards season is in full swing, and that includes here at City Year! We recently hosted our annual alumni awards…

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The Corps
HBCU alum shares why she serves with City Year
February 14, 2024

Maybe you’ve heard of Howard University, Spellman College, Tennessee State or Morehouse? You’ve definitely heard of some of their most…

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Our Impact
AmeriCorps provides childcare benefits for parents
February 7, 2024

City Year AmeriCorps members receive a modest living stipend during their service experience with us. And although we’ve been able…

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Our Alumni
City Year Alumni Leadership Award Winners 2023
January 26, 2024

City Year honors four incredible alums for their dedication to social justice.

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Our Impact
City Year commemorates MLK Day across the country
January 19, 2024

This year would have marked Dr. King’s 95th birthday. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service commemorates his legacy,…

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