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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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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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City Year AmeriCorps member tutors and mentors students
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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The Corps
Resources to support the mental health and well-being of our Corps
May 14, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Here are four ways we work to support AmeriCorps member wellbeing.

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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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The Corps
Prepare for the career you want through service
April 21, 2020

Wondering how City Year can help you grow professionally? Read on to learn how service can help jumpstart your career.

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City Year to Medical school
The Corps
How City Year inspired this alum’s medical career
April 14, 2020

Thinking about applying to medical school? Read on to learn how City Year can make you a competitive candidate.

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City Year AmeriCorps still in this together
The Corps
Finding new ways to serve during COVID-19
April 10, 2020

City Year and our district partners are finding new ways to support students, teachers and classrooms while also continuing their…

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City Year AmeriCorps member tutoring students in ELA
The Corps
How will COVID-19 affect my City Year application?
April 8, 2020

One thing in this uncertain time is certain: City Year AmeriCorps members will be there, for our students and our…

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service
The Corps
National service can help young people find jobs
April 7, 2020

National service will be more important than ever for young people navigating an unstable labor market caused by the pandemic.

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