From Hawai’i to Tulsa to Teaching, a City Year AmeriCorps Member Reflects on Two Years of Service
In 2017, college senior Jessica Butay decided to accept the invitation to serve with City Year and move to Tulsa, Oklahoma—a place she’d never been. Two years later, she considers Tulsa her new home and loved her experience so much, she signed up for a second City Year. Read on to learn more about Jessica’s experience with City Year Tulsa.
How National Service Shaped Me
Matt Axelrod (Dispute Resolution Partner at Linklaters, former Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General and City Year Boston Alumnus ’88) offers his reflections on national voluntary service with City Year and how it has shaped him throughout his career. Read on to learn why Matt Axelrod considers City Year instrumental to his success in public service and in life.
Dr. Nikolai Vitti’s Vision for Student Success in Detroit
In May 2017, Dr. Vitti became superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, where most students are of color and are eligible for free lunch. He says that City Year is a key part of his vision to rebuild the city’s schools and give all students opportunities to succeed.
Four Social Work Programs That Offer Scholarships for City Year Alumni
Many City Year AmeriCorps members continue their dedication to their community by pursuing a master’s degree in social work. Read on to learn about scholarships available to City Year alumni who are looking to advance their careers in social services.
National Service Drives Our Nation Forward: Q&A with Michael Brown and David L. Cohen
City Year CEO and Co-Founder Michael Brown spoke with David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corp. and co-chair of City Year’s national Board of Trustees, about their longstanding partnership and shared reflections on the power of national service to tackle society’s biggest challenges.