Thursday, May 23, 2019

City Year, Red Nose Day and Comcast NBCUniversal Help More Students Reach Their Full Potential in School and Beyond

At a school in California, a student takes a deep breath by the classroom door before returning to his seat. He’s come a long way from the start of the year, when he would have walked out, thanks to his hard work and the support of a City Year AmeriCorps member.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Top Four Tips to Know Before Applying to City Year New Orleans

New Orleans is known as a city of revelry and festivals—and as a resilient and diverse community. You can be a part of this stimulating and fun-loving city and help its students fulfill their potential!

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Adventure Awaits No Matter Where You Serve with City Year

Soon after applying, a City Year recruiter reached out to Jessica and asked her how she’d feel about serving in Tulsa. “I was excited for this new adventure, but I was also nervous because I'd never been to Oklahoma before.”

Monday, May 20, 2019

Chicago Students Need Mentors Like You

City Year AmeriCorps members have been serving Chicago for the last 25 years. Read on to learn what City Year Chicago AmeriCorps members and alumni are saying about their experience serving in this Midwestern city.

Friday, May 17, 2019

65 Years after Brown v. Board of Education: Social Justice Entrepreneur Hubie Jones Reflects on the State of Education and His Vision for the Future

In the 65 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional, Hubie Jones has fought to make equal access to education a reality. Hubie, founder of Massachusetts Advocates for Children and a charter trustee of the Boston-based education nonprofit City Year, spoke about progress and pitfalls in the quest for educational equity in the decades since the landmark ruling.