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Read our stories about City Year AmeriCorps members and their students, alums and partners and learn more about our work in schools to support student success and advance educational equity.

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Education May 28th, 2020

New research from the Everyone Graduates Center shows City Year’s approach is successful in advancing student social-emotional and academic outcomes.

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Compass Academy City Year AmeriCorps
Education May 26th, 2020

Compass Academy says its focus on social and emotional learning has kept students engaged and attending online classrooms even during…

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service red uniform
Education May 21st, 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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Benefits & Resources May 20th, 2020

If you are a recent high school graduate or a current college student unsure what to do this fall, City…

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Our Alumni May 18th, 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 May 14th, 2020

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

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Local stories

The Corps

Consider serving with City Year Baton Rouge! Here are three ways they work to support AmeriCorps members through their year...

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Our Impact

In Chinese culture each year corresponds with twelve animals on the Chinese calendar, almost like a mascot for the year....

Read more about "City Year" of the Rat: A Journey in Self-Growth
Our Alumni

we invited several members of our 32,000+ alumni community to share short uniform stories that explore the power and potential...

Read more about #cyhead2toe: Alums reflect on a decade of service
Benefits & Resources

Discovering new places to have a great meal is a fun way to get to know the community where you'll...

Read more about Bites on a budget during your service year
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