Friday, May 17, 2019

65 Years after Brown v. Board of Education: Social Justice Entrepreneur Hubie Jones Reflects on the State of Education and His Vision for the Future

In the 65 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional, Hubie Jones has fought to make equal access to education a reality. Hubie, founder of Massachusetts Advocates for Children and a charter trustee of the Boston-based education nonprofit City Year, spoke about progress and pitfalls in the quest for educational equity in the decades since the landmark ruling.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Want to serve in Little Rock? Here’s How to Make Your Year of Service a Success

As the largest school district in the state, Little Rock School District enrolls more than 25,000 talented students. But not all of them graduate—in fact about 20% of students don’t receive their high school diploma.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Five Things We Love About Washington, DC

There’s lots to love about living in the Nation’s Capital. You’ll have access to world-class museums, colleges and universities and countless career opportunities. Read on for more on why Washington, DC is the place to be!

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The Five Best Things About Serving with City Year Columbus

OH-IO! The Buckeye state is a great place to live and work. Hear from a few City Year AmeriCorps members on five of the best things about serving with City Year Columbus.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Mentoring in Schools Is a Two-Way Street

Justin sees his journey towards his current role as coming full circle from his days at City Year. He says the relationships he formed as an AmeriCorps member have helped him guide the students he works with each day.