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The benefits of a gap year
Taking a gap year—whether it’s between high school and college, during your undergraduate years, or after college—is a growing trend. So, we’re here to bust the myths and sort fact from fiction so that you can make an informed decision on whether a gap year is the right choice for you.Read the story
Our Whole School Whole Child approach provides academic and social-emotional supports to thousands of students attending more than 300 high-need...
A City Year alum who now works for City Year Detroit shares her reflections during Women’s History Month about the…Read the story
The humble circle has ignited debate, inflamed passions and intrigued brilliant minds! Take a closer look at circles this Pi…Read the story
Voices for National Service is a coalition working to build bipartisan support for national service, develop policies that create more…Read the story
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
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
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
Explore seven cities where we have a need for extraordinary young people to serve and mentor students.Read more about Seven cities where you can make a difference to students