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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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The Corps
Five cities where you can make a difference with City Year
December 1, 2022

Thinking about applying to serve with City Year, but not sure where? Well, lucky for you, City Year is serving…

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Our Impact
Catching up and keeping up in the classroom
November 30, 2022

Student learning involves a combination of “catching up” and “keeping up” in the classroom. Here is how City Year AmeriCorps…

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The Corps
What you can expect as a mid-year AmeriCorps member
November 16, 2022

AmeriCorps members starting in January add capacity to existing City Year teams and support even more students in reaching their…

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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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The Corps
Adventure awaits wherever you serve with City Year
September 27, 2022

While working on her City Year application, Jessica Butay reached the question: Where would you like to apply to serve?…

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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
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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The Corps
How City Year AmeriCorps members and teachers can work together
July 12, 2022

For City Year AmeriCorps members to serve as student success coaches, it’s important for them to establish strong working relationships…

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City Year AmeriCorps members
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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The Corps
What to expect at the start of City Year service
June 13, 2022

Learn what it’s like to serve at City Year and what to expect at the start of service. City Year…

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