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Our stories

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.

Latest stories

City Year AmeriCorps member tutoring students
Benefits & Resources February 11th, 2020

City Year Alumni go on to have diverse careers. See how you can advance yours through a law degree.

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Kanna Kunchala photo
Our Alumni February 6th, 2020

As part of the first class of AmeriCorps members to serve with City Year in 1994-1995, I have had the…

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City Year Columbus alum Alen Amimi stands in a group hug with his teammates
Our Alumni February 4th, 2020

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

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service leadership lunch
The Corps February 4th, 2020

Learn how one City Year Americorps member is navigating the often challenging middle stage in her service journey.

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Student at a City Year School raises their hand
Education January 28th, 2020

What does it take to reduce chronic absenteeism? Practices that address educational inequities and ensure students feel seen, heard and…

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City Year AmeriCorps member STEM afterschool program
The Corps January 7th, 2020

Ben came to his service with a passion for engineering. Read more to see how he shared this with his…

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Local stories

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

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
Our Alumni

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
The Corps

City Year is one of those experiences where you get what out you put in. Carnisha Tassin shares her experience

Read more about 5 things AmeriCorps members should expect from City Year
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