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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
Service Coming Full Circle in the South Bronx
December 14, 2021

  Meet Marc! He’s a former CYNY student turned CYNY AmeriCorps member. Marc is a Bronx native who went to…

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The Corps
A City Year is more than just a gap year
May 5, 2021

Alum Claire Dempsey shares her experience of taking a gap year before college to do City Year.

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Our Impact
DBIE Learning and Practice at City Year New York
October 30, 2020

Ten-minute read DBIE: Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity. What does it mean, really? What does it mean at City Year…

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Benefits & Resources
City Year Partners with Hulu for A Virtual Career Week Event
August 13, 2020

From August 3rd-7th, City Year partnered with Hulu to offer a career and professional development experience like no other! This…

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The Corps
These 9 tips + Cheez-Its = a powerful year of service
October 23, 2019

I was extremely nervous the first time I walked into the crowded and rambunctious school cafeteria to help support student…

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The Corps
From Little Rock to the Big Apple, one City Year AmeriCorps member shares his journey
March 29, 2019

Learn about one Corps member’s ability to serve in his hometown and across the country with City Year.

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