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Alumni survey results

In 2018, City Year conducted an alumni survey which was delivered to 16,000 alumni and received a 33% response rate. More than half of the survey respondents graduated from City Year between 2014 and 2017; therefore, the data is most reflective of recent alumni sentiments.

City Year’s 2018 National Alumni Survey Results

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City Year’s remarkable AmeriCorps alumni, now a network 30,000 strong, increasingly are taking on leadership roles in communities where they live and work, making significant contributions as innovative leaders who can mobilize diverse groups to tackle complex challenges across a range of professional fields. These professions include education, business, law, health, corporate social responsibility, government and public policy, among others.

Snapshot of Alumni Survey Results

96%
agree

City Year helped them to develop relationships and effectively work with people from different backgrounds than their own.

94%
agree

their City Year experience had a significantly positive impact on their lives.

82%
said

their service with City Year increased the ways in which they are civically engaged.

47%
said

they currently work in the education sector. 16 percent are teaching in classrooms.

2018 City Year alumni survey

In 2018, City Year conducted an alumni survey that was delivered to 16,000 alumni and received a 33 percent response rate, which is statistically significant. More than half of the survey respondents graduated from City Year between 2014 and 2017; therefore, the data is most reflective of recent City Year AmeriCorps alumni sentiments.

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