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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Financial Success on a Stipend: City Year Alum and Financial Educator Shares His Journey and Insights

Learning to live on a budget isn’t easy. Here are a few helpful tips from a financial advisor and City Year Philadelphia alum.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

25 Years of Service: Reflections from City Year AmeriCorps First Cohort Alum, Kanna Kunchala

Kanna Kunchala decided at an early age to make service a part of his life. Born in India, he immigrated with his family to the United States at the age of 4. Inspired by the ethics and hard work of his parents, Kanna, while at Harvard, began volunteering in schools, teaching and mentoring students toward greater academic success. Compelled to continue giving back to his community post undergrad, he landed in the first AmeriCorps Cohort at City Year. This is his story.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

How a Focus on Equity Can Help Address Chronic Absenteeism in Schools

City Year's District Learning Network recently convened a panel of seven education leaders to develop and refine strategies for improving student outcomes and combating chronic absenteeism. Read their top five recommendations here.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

The Oak Foundation and City Year’s Innovative Partnership to Support All Learners

Heather Graham, Director of the Learning Differences Programme, and Bethiel Girma Holton, Learning Differences Programme Officer and City Year alumna, share their reflections about student success and how the Oak Foundation and City Year are working together to improve outcomes for all learners including students with learning differences.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Do You Have What it Takes to Serve?

Elexsa Perello wasn’t sure what career path she wanted to explore after college. Then, she learned about City Year at a service fair. She didn’t know exactly what she was getting herself into when she signed up to serve with City Year Orlando, but she was really excited about working with kids. This is her story.