Getting a First Chance to Code with City Year
Computer science skills are increasingly important in the workplace, but too many students don’t get a chance to learn them. That’s why Hour of Code is so important.
Choosing a Life of Service: From Peace Corps to City Year
"When you’ve been a part of something greater than yourself it’s impossible to return to business as usual. I knew when I arrived home [from the Peace Corps] that I needed to find work that challenged me, fulfilled me and reminded me every day how much of a privilege it is to serve your community. City Year has done all of that for me and more." City Year Tulsa staff member Hailey Holferty shares her story.
How to Get the Most Out of Career Coaching and Mentor Like a Pro
Being a good mentor is about being a good listener, while getting the most out of coaching is about knowing what you want, says a second-year City Year AmeriCorps member. Sounds easy, right?
City Year Dallas Honoring MLK’s Dream of Beloved Community
This year, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, City Year Dallas came together to support and beautify Francisco Medrano Middle School in northwest Dallas.
To Keep Students Connected to #SchoolEveryDay, Remind Them How Much They Matter
City Year AmeriCorps members are committed to helping students, day-after-day and month-after-month, stay in school and on track to graduation, prepared for success in college, career and life. To keep students coming to school every day and engaged with their learning, we are working with schools to ensure belonging and mutual trust are reinforced within the entire school community.