How I earned a $13,500 Scholarship for Graduate School
Lola Esmieu did not imagine that serving as a City Year AmeriCorps member would ultimately lead her to discover her career aspirations. Read how Lola earned a scholarship to the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education through City Year's university partnership. Lola is currently the Associate Director for Programs at the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions and attributes both her higher education and career trajectory to her service with City Year.
Millennial Trains Project Teams Up With City Year
This year, City Year and NBCUniversal announced an exciting opportunity for City Year AmeriCorps members and alumni to apply for full scholarships to participate in the Millennial Trains Project (MTP). The MTP invites diverse groups of young innovators to participate on a transcontinental train journey to explore America’s new frontiers, grow as leaders, and launch projects that benefit and inspire their communities
Partners in Service: City Year and CSX
Congratulations to the 2016 Comcast Leadership Award Winners
From building educational equity to improving the health and well-being of others there are countless ways our alumni continue to dedicate their careers—and lives—to a cause greater than self. Since 2005, Comcast NBCUniversal has recognized more than 55 of these City Year alumni leaders. Congratulations to this year’s five leadership award winners
From City Year to Peace Corps - Always Wearing The Red Jacket
Simon Miller currently serves with the Peace Corps as an English teaching consultant in Arekit, Ethiopia. He helps local teachers improve their teaching methodology and knowledge of the English language by conducting professional development trainings and teacher mentorship programs. Before relocating to Ethiopia, Simon served with City Year Philadelphia from 2011-2013.