Wednesday, September 26, 2018

City Year Alumni Teachers: Continuing to Make a Difference in Education After Their Service Year

While City Year AmeriCorps members go on flourish in many different careers after their year of national service, about half of our alumni who responded to a recent survey have shared that they are active in the education sector, 16 percent of whom are currently classroom teachers. City Year now has plans to nearly double the number of alumni who enter the teaching profession by providing them with additional supports so they can more easily enter pathways into teaching.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Building Strategic Partnerships to Provide Students with Year-Round Learning Support

City Year and BellXcel are developing a new collaborative partnership because we know that for students to succeed in the classroom and beyond, they need access to engaging and rigorous opportunities for academic and social-emotional growth throughout the entire year.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

A Holistic Approach to Student Success

Our Whole School Whole Child approach has provided academic and social-emotional support to thousands of students attending more than 300 high-need public schools in 28 U.S. cities. Learn more about what we learned in the process.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Mentor Moments: Connecting with Students Through Shared Experiences

To Abram Fernandez, becoming involved with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation as a scholar was about more than building his resume and gaining leadership opportunities. It opened the door for him to connect with his Mexican American culture and identity and share it with his students in Kansas City.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Photo Essay: Inspiring Girls to Believe in Themselves

Tatiyana Murray, a City Year Manchester alumnus, believes in girl power—and now the girls she mentored at Gosslar Park do too. Read their story.