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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
Serve a second City Year on Civic Engagement Team
December 21, 2022

City Year AmeriCorps members who are interested in serving another year have the opportunity to apply for the civic engagement…

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Our Impact
The power of greeting students every morning
December 20, 2022

City Year AmeriCorps members greet and welcome students to school every morning to start the day on a positive note.

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Our Community
Trust is a building block for learning
December 12, 2022

This blog is based on an AmeriCorps member training guide sponsored by Colgate, which in 2022 awarded City Year the…

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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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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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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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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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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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The Corps
Thoughtful ways to say goodbye to your students
June 7, 2022

Check out these helpful tips to end your service term with City Year in a meaningful way for yourself and…

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