Tuesday, June 25, 2019

For 30 Years, City Year's Alumni Have Made a Difference

Every year, we ask our alumni to come together for Strong Circle day—a day of alumni giving and a day to reflect and share stories about their service. Read on to learn how you can contribute this Strong Circle Day.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

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.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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.

Monday, June 10, 2019

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.