Monday, May 21, 2018

Procrastination Station: How to Procrastinate Productively

Welcome to Procrastination Station, where the tasks are piling in and the next stop is likely to be the Stress Express. Do not fear, because City Year is here to help. Read on for tips on how to procrastinate productively and get things done on time.

Friday, May 18, 2018

How Impact Managers Support Their City Year AmeriCorps Members

Working on a team, receiving feedback and strategic planning are all key components of the City Year AmeriCorps member role. Across all sites, every team is led by an Impact Manager. Impact Managers are more than coaches. To highlight how City Year AmeriCorps member are supported by impact managers on a daily basis, we caught up with Ksenija Taylor, currently serving City Year Columbus AmeriCorps member and her Impact Manager, Zandra Casto.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Power of Caring Adults to Support Students' Social-Emotional Needs

Michael Stevens, national student engagement services director, and Matthew Zittle, City Year D.C.’s impact director tell their stories of supporting and providing resources to support students' holistic well-being, including their mental health.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Why Sharaya is Fired Up to Serve her Community

As a young child in and out the foster care system, Sharaya fell in love with school. School was a haven for her to learn and see her friends. Read more about why Sharaya is Fired Up to Serve and give back to her community with City Year Detroit next year.

Friday, May 11, 2018

CNCS Shows Appreciation for the Service of City Year AmeriCorps Members

“National service is playing a vital role increasing opportunities for young people – strengthening our schools and building a stronger public education system in the U.S.,” said Director of AmeriCorps Chester Spellman at a City Year event in Washington D.C. “At [CNCS] we recognize and value the service of City Year AmeriCorps members.” Read on to learn more about the powerful impact our City Year AmeriCorps members make in the lives of their students and the communities they serve.