Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Adventure Awaits No Matter Where You Serve with City Year

Soon after applying, a City Year recruiter reached out to Jessica and asked her how she’d feel about serving in Tulsa. “I was excited for this new adventure, but I was also nervous because I'd never been to Oklahoma before.”

Monday, May 20, 2019

Chicago Students Need Mentors Like You

City Year AmeriCorps members have been serving Chicago for the last 25 years. Read on to learn what City Year Chicago AmeriCorps members and alumni are saying about their experience serving in this Midwestern city.

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!