Friday, January 19, 2018

Meet City Year’s Newest Senior Leaders (Part 1): Jessica Greenfield, Kanna Kunchala and Stephen Spaloss

Recently, City Year welcomed several new leaders onto its Senior Leadership Team. Learn more about these senior leaders.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Voices from the Field: Creating LGBTQQIA+ Safe Spaces at City Year

Educators who are aware of their positionality, power and backgrounds along with a deep understanding of their students’ backgrounds can create meaningful learning experiences. Zachary McCarthy, a City Year Boston Team Leader and AmeriCorps member, explains how he is learning through his work with CY Pride, City Year’s LGBTQQIA+ affinity group.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Small Actions Can Have a Large Impact on Students

We work hard every day alongside our partners in the education space to help students reach their full potential. When it comes to coaching, mentoring and tutoring, we also know that the little things go a long way and are just as important when it comes to supporting our students. Read how our sites pay attention to the details to ensure that their students are on-track and engaged at school. It’s all in the details!

Friday, January 12, 2018

Using a Creative Approach to Increase Student Attendance

Consistently attending school is critical to a student’s success. Annie Stuckslager, third-grade teacher at KIPP Collegiate Elementary and City Year Memphis AmeriCorps member, Kai Jones, talk about how they use their creativity, the interests of her students and the Memphis community to create incentives that improved the attendance of the students she works with.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Finding Your Passion and Building Your Career at City Year

Sometimes you think you have life all figured out. You're working hard, full-steam ahead, toward a dream or career or life you've always envisioned for yourself. But no matter how much planning you do, life can sometimes lead you in surprising new directions. This was the case for City Year Jacksonville Executive Director and 2017 Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award winner, Dan Foley.