Accelerating Equitable Progress to Improve Graduation Rates
As the school year draws to a close, we are encouraged by the results from the 2019 Building a Grad Nation report that shows the graduation rate is at an all-time high. However, we know there is more work to be done, specifically to close the equity gaps between students of color, low-income students, and their white and higher-income peers.
Five Essential Budget Tips for Your Service Year
There is no one right way to budget while living on a stipend. It takes accountability, focus and planning. Here’s a few recommendations I’d like to share with incoming service members as they navigate living on a stipend.
My City Year Experience Took Me to New Heights
City Year alumnus Terrell Garrett (Washington, D.C. ’11) explains how City Year brought him to new heights through professional development support and eye-opening experiences throughout his service. Read about Terrell’s professional development from City Year to becoming the Director of Teacher Support at OneGoal, an organization that supports students through the college application process and beyond.
How to Use Your Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
You’ve put in a year of dedication and long days serving as a tutor, mentor and role model to make a difference in the lives of your students. Now that you’re looking ahead to new goals and challenges, remember that a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can help you get there.
Why You Should Serve with City Year Philadelphia
If you want to make a difference for students across Philadelphia, click here to learn all the reasons you should apply to serve with City Year in our great city!