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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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Community Partnership during COVID: Meeting the Needs of Students
June 7, 2021

In the midst of the many challenges of COVID, one bright spot for City Year has been the opportunity for…

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Our Alumni
How Does City Year Prepare Young Adults for Career in Covid-era? The Answer is In the Numbers.
July 21, 2020

As employers continue to hire individuals with the right skills for limited positions, how does City Year prepare young adults…

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The Corps
Self-Care During Hard Times
April 24, 2020

How do you practice self-care? If you’re not sure, ask yourself these questions.

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If Only You Knew
April 6, 2020

This poem is a written reflection that Maraina wrote in the early transition from in-school service during these uncertain times….

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The Corps
A TL’s Perspective on MLK Day of Service in 3 PITWs
February 24, 2020

Each year, City Year’s Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service celebrates the legacy of Dr. King by mobilizing thousands…

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The Corps
New year, new school: welcome to City Year Mt. Pleasant High School!
October 23, 2019

Opening Day is an event that takes place at all 29 City Year sites across the nation and is a…

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The Corps
A word from our Executive Director Pete Settelmayer

After a whirlwind ten months, the 2017-2018 school year has come to a bittersweet end. This past year yielded many…

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The Corps
The Idealist

Written by Yvan Le, AmeriCorps Member serving on the Synopsys team at Thomas P. Ryan Elementary School

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The Corps
What do City Year AmeriCorps members do? Run afterschool programs
March 20, 2019

City Year San José alumnae Kailey Rawston and Liza Flores share how they managed afterschool time and creatively kept about 100 first and…

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The Corps
Champion Profile: Metta and Keith Krach
December 20, 2018

This year, at its annual gala event, City Year San José/Silicon Valley honored two outstanding Champions—Metta and Keith Krach—naming them…

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