Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Q&A with Dr. Darienne Driver, Former Superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools

Dr. Darienne Driver, who recently stepped down as Superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools, shares why she believes City Year AmeriCorps members bring joy to students and schools, and why more young adults should serve in Milwaukee, Detroit and elsewhere.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Thoughtful Ways to Say Goodbye to your Students

You spent all school year creating impactful and special moments with your students. Now it’s time to finish strong and say goodbye. Here are some ways to make your goodbyes a meaningful and positive experience for you and your students.

Friday, June 1, 2018

How Service Made My Career a Virtual Reality

City Year Chicago alumnus Davis Shafer is now the Manager and Founder of his own digital content company called Vresence Media. Earlier this year, Davis created an interactive virtual walk through of City Year Kansas City’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of service site at Northeast High School, causing his past and present to come together in a meaningful and impactful way for the students we serve. Read how City Year helped prepare Davis for his career in digital content.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Practice to Policy: Partnerships are Critical to Meeting Student Needs

At City Year, we believe all students can succeed, and supporting their success is our number one goal. We also recognize that partnerships are critical—both for understanding the needs of students, schools and communities and for developing and implementing policies and practices that are uniquely designed to address those needs.

Monday, May 28, 2018

City Year: A breakthrough innovation in education

A new Deloitte white paper presents City Year as an education innovation, taking a business innovation lens to examine the value and growth potential of City Year’s services. Deloitte leaders Bill Copeland and Michael E. Raynor analyze City Year against the “Four C's” framework on what it takes for organizations to achieve transformative innovation.