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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 alumni.

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City Year provides social emotional support
Education
Social emotional support helps students to recover and thrive
November 8, 2022

Evidence-based solutions including social emotional support helps students and schools recover from the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Our Alumni
City Year helps prepare you for a social work career
October 3, 2022

Rebecca Charles served as an AmeriCorps member at City Year Philadelphia during the 2018-2019 school year. After her year of…

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Education
How City Year AmeriCorps grow student literacy
September 22, 2022

Literacy is the ability to read and write, but what does growing student literacy for elementary, middle or high school…

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Our Alumni
City Year alums shine in the corporate world
September 13, 2022

Learn more about the benefits of service with City Year AmeriCorps, including preparation for a career, exclusive scholarships, the Segal…

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Education
Relationships are Key to Students’ Learning Recovery
September 2, 2022

National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS) supplies schools with additional ‘people power’ to help reengage students.

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Education
Vote to help City Year win a spot at SXSW EDU!
August 10, 2022

Your ballot counts! Help City Year bring together educators to discuss how to prioritize anti-racist research strategies in education.

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Our Alumni
City Year can prepare you for a career in marketing and geoinformation systems
August 1, 2022

Our corps members can find opportunities to gain professional skills in marketing & communications during their time at City Year….

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Our Alumni
City Year can help prepare you for medical school
July 20, 2022

Wondering how City Year can help prepare you for medical school? Check out this advice from a City Year alum…

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Education
Learning through storytelling
July 6, 2022

Storytelling helps students make meaning of the world around them. Find out ways to help them share their voice!

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The Corps
City Year can prepare you for a career in school psychology
June 21, 2022

Creating support systems for students is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Learn how City Year service can propel you towards a…

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Our Alumni
City Year can help you launch a marketing career in tech
May 17, 2022

As a City Year alum, you can use your unique service experience to launch a career in tech! Learn more…

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Our Community
Mental health awareness month: one recipe at a time
May 10, 2022

A City Year staff member shares how she uses baking to connect, tell stories and work through life’s toughest moments…

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