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.
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
Inside Rhode Island’s largest elementary school, four fifth-grade students gather around a small table scattered with worksheets and dice.
City Year Alumni go on to have diverse careers. See how you can advance yours through a law degree.Read the story
As part of the first class of AmeriCorps members to serve with City Year in 1994-1995, I have had the…Read the story
What does it take to reduce chronic absenteeism? Practices that address educational inequities and ensure students feel seen, heard and…Read the story
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
Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, has it all--a thriving music scene, unique food culture, festivals and so much more!Read more about Baton Rouge needs mentors like you
Where I am today began with an idea of a year of service from an unlikely place.Read more about From City Year Baton Rouge to City Year Buffalo
City Year is one of those experiences where you get what out you put in. Carnisha Tassin shares her experienceRead more about 5 things AmeriCorps members should expect from City Year