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About City Year

City Year helps students and schools succeed. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide support to students, classrooms and the whole school, helping to ensure that students in systemically under-resourced schools are prepared with the skills and mindsets to thrive and contribute to their community.

Since 1988, City Year has:

  • served more than 2 million children
  • completed over 57 million service hours
  • graduated more then 32,000 alumni

City Year partners with public schools in 29 communities across the U.S. and through international affiliates in the U.K. and South Africa. A 2015 study shows that schools that partner with City Year were up to two-to-three times more likely to improve math and English assessments.

A proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network, City Year is supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, local school districts, and private philanthropy.

Learn more about our approach.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Tina Chong

City Year press kit

For resources, information and press materials, download our full media kit. This document includes information about our mission, impact, return on investment, alumni and more.


Analysis of the impacts of City Year’s Whole School Whole Child model on partner schools’ performance

Policy Studies Associates (2015)

Policy Studies Associates examined the impact of City Year’s Whole School Whole Child services on City Year’s partner schools’ performance in comparison to similar schools without City Year, analyzing data from approximately 600 schools in 22 cities. The study used publicly available data that local education agencies (LEAs), State and U.S. Departments of Education use to assess school performance.


National Strategic Partners

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National Partners

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