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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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Our Alumni March 26th, 2020

As the heart of this organization, we simply could not do this work without you. Thank you.

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Our Alumni March 11th, 2020

A City Year alum who now works for City Year Detroit shares her reflections during Women’s History Month about the…

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Education March 5th, 2020

The humble circle has ignited debate, inflamed passions and intrigued brilliant minds! Take a closer look at circles this Pi…

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Our Alumni March 2nd, 2020

Going from City Year to Peace Corps was a natural “next step” for this alum. Read on to learn how…

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Sen. Chris Coons receives the John S. McCain Service to Country Award
Education February 26th, 2020

Voices for National Service is a coalition working to build bipartisan support for national service, develop policies that create more…

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Read Across America and City Year AmeriCorps
Education February 25th, 2020

Literacy skills and a love of reading go hand in hand. Check out these tips to find books that reflect…

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Local stories

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
The Corps

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
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