25 Years of Service: Reflections from City Year AmeriCorps First Cohort Alum, Kanna Kunchala
Kanna Kunchala decided at an early age to make service a part of his life. Born in India, he immigrated with his family to the United States at the age of 4. Inspired by the ethics and hard work of his parents, Kanna, while at Harvard, began volunteering in schools, teaching and mentoring students toward greater academic success. Compelled to continue giving back to his community post undergrad, he landed in the first AmeriCorps Cohort at City Year. This is his story.
Do You Have What it Takes to Serve?
Elexsa Perello wasn’t sure what career path she wanted to explore after college. Then, she learned about City Year at a service fair. She didn’t know exactly what she was getting herself into when she signed up to serve with City Year Orlando, but she was really excited about working with kids. This is her story.
Bites on a Budget During Your Service Year
We know that moving to a new city can spur a number of questions. What are the best neighborhoods to live in? Most importantly, what are the food options?! Discovering new eats can be an excellent way to build community and get to know the neighborhoods we serve in by visiting tasty, local eateries. Read more to see some of our favorites!
Advice From a Millennial Housing Expert
Living on a stipend and looking for affordable housing doesn’t have to be a pain! Read on for tips and advice from a housing expert.
Four Undergraduate Programs That Offer City Year Alumni Scholarships
Choosing to serve a gap year with City Year is a serious decision but it comes with some amazing scholarship opportunities. Read on to learn more about our University Partnerships with four awesome undergraduate programs.