Friday, September 23, 2016

From a Challenging Summer to a Hopeful Fall

AmeriCorps member Hannah Laub moved to Baton Rouge during a tumultuous summer. She reflects on the challenges suffered by her new home, and looks to a hopeful fall in schools.

Monday, September 19, 2016

A Sense of Normalcy

This year, City Year Baton Rouge expanded into Broadmoor High School. Trey Fluellen gives an update on Broadmoor High's service since the devastating flooding that affected South Louisiana.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Say What? Student Edition

Say what?! In today's blog, Lucy Blair shares funny things the students at Celerity Crestworth School have said to her and her City Year team.

Monday, September 12, 2016

What is City Year?

City Year serves students in grades 3-9 to create a continuum of care and ensure students get to the 10th grade on time and on track for graduation. Alexandra Gribler serves in a 3rd grade classroom at Claiborne Elementary, working with students who are just learning about City Year for the first time- she asks them about their opinion on City Year in today's blog.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Ready to Serve

Last week, City Year Baton Rouge dedicated their service during our Red Jacket Ceremony. Colleen Morgan shares about the ceremony and the call to serve in Baton Rouge facing our current AmeriCorps members.