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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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Representation matters: The power of serving your community
November 12, 2020

The power of diverse educational representation Abraham Galán still remembers what it’s like to feel out-of-place in school. Growing up…

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The Corps
Q&A with City Year’s Equity Strategists
October 8, 2020

City Year is committed to becoming an anti-racist organization as part of our ongoing efforts to center diversity, belonging, inclusion…

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The Corps
Five ways athletes make great City Year AmeriCorps members
September 16, 2020

Learn more about the City Year AmeriCorps experience and how athletes have the skills needed to serve students and communities…

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The Corps
Service as a gateway to community engagement
September 9, 2020

For this City Year alum, service was a gateway to a career centered in thoughtful community engagement. Read on to…

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The Corps
Balancing national service with graduate school
July 30, 2020

This City Year AmeriCorps member is combining theory and practice as he serves students full time in Miami and attends…

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The Corps
Looking back on an unusual year of service
July 14, 2020

Bobby Gomez, City Year San Antonio alum and a native of that city, reflects on the lessons learned through an…

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The Corps
How one City Year team performs virtual service
June 24, 2020

City Year AmeriCorps members have been making the transition to virtual service since March. Read about this City Year Cleveland…

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City Year AmeriCorps member quit his job to serve
The Corps
Giving up a 9-5 job to serve with City Year
June 17, 2020

Bobby Richards was so inspired by the City Year AmeriCorps members he met that he decided to become one. Read…

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Education
Keeping students connected to school with Red Nose Day
May 21, 2020

Students at a Chicago high school are learning from home during COVID-19 by leaning on the social and emotional skills…

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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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The Corps
Resources to support the mental health and well-being of our Corps
May 14, 2020

Here are four ways we work to support City Year AmeriCorps member wellbeing and mental health during their service year…

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The Corps
Building new partnerships in a school
April 28, 2020

Serving as an AmeriCorps member in a school that is new to City Year can be both challenging and empowering….

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