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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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Taking an Hour of Code break during virtual learning
December 8, 2020

Bringing ‘Hour of Code’ and established afterschool programs to online learning is keeping students connected during COVID-19

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Education
Vote for City Year to present at SXSW EDU 2021
November 10, 2020

Help City Year win a chance to present at SXSW EDU 2021 on the role of the City Year AmeriCorps…

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Fostering student belonging during distance learning
October 22, 2020

How can educators help distance learners feel like an important part of their school community? Read about one school’s approach:…

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Bringing civic engagement into a virtual world: Giving Compass
September 30, 2020

As the school year begins in the wake of a pandemic, this story outlines how can we help students and…

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New study highlights benefits of AmeriCorps
September 22, 2020

People who are familiar with national service programs such as AmeriCorps and Senior Corps have always understood the many ways…

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Education
When classes resume, City Year will be there for students
July 8, 2020

City Year is committed to learning from partners and the communities we serve to reimagine the future of our student-level…

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Education
National study finds significant relationship between social-emotional learning and academic outcomes
May 28, 2020

New research from the Everyone Graduates Center shows City Year’s approach is successful in advancing student social-emotional and academic outcomes.

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Our Alumni
City Year is a leadership laboratory
May 18, 2020

Rep. Matt Wilhelm’s City Year experience inspired a deep appreciation for national service and made him a lifelong advocate of…

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Our Impact
Helpful resources to support students during COVID-19
April 24, 2020

With so many online resources how do you find the best ones for your students? City Year created, vetted, and…

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City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members at Opening Day in September, 2019
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A Day in the Life of Virtual Service
March 27, 2020

Team Leader, Mina Raj, shares more about her experience serving virtually and shares more insight on what a “day in…

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Our Alumni
A note in honor of AmeriCorps Appreciation Month
March 26, 2020

As the heart of this organization, we simply could not do this work without you. Thank you.

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Our Alumni
Celebrating Women’s History Month: how womanism can heal
March 11, 2020

A City Year alum who now works for City Year Detroit shares her reflections during Women’s History Month about the…

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