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.
City Year, A Good First Step for Florida Educators
Many City Year alumni find a year of serving in schools to be a launching pad for a rewarding career in education. Find out how serving with City Year in Florida prepared Mandy Casals ’14, Le´ Amber Dunn ‘14 and Marco David ‘17 to take on the front of the classroom as teachers.
Meet Our 2018 Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Awards Winners
For the past 29 years, City Year alumni have been making a difference in their communities both inside and outside of City Year. Since 2005, Comcast NBCUniversal has recognized 72 City Year alumni with our highest alumni recognition—the Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award. This year's recipients were honored last week at an awards dinner during City Year's Summer Academy, sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal.
Four Tips for Working with Students Who Have Experienced Trauma
Emily Alexander (San Antonio ’11, ’12), is a school social worker in Washington D.C. Read about her desire to break the barriers that provide obstacles for students and how building relationships is just one step in helping students who’ve experienced trauma.
How Service Made My Career a Virtual Reality
City Year Chicago alumnus Davis Shafer is now the Manager and Founder of his own digital content company called Vresence Media. Earlier this year, Davis created an interactive virtual walk through of City Year Kansas City’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of service site at Northeast High School, causing his past and present to come together in a meaningful and impactful way for the students we serve. Read how City Year helped prepare Davis for his career in digital content.