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Sunday, May 4, 2014

The Value of Sunday

Sunday is an important day for City Year corps members. Learn how two corps members at City Year Miami use Sunday to improve the work that they do in school, and what Sunday means to them.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

An Education First in American History

A report released by GradNation yesterday announced exciting new education gains in the US. For the first time in American history, the high school graduation rate has reached 80 percent. The 2014 Building a Grad Nation Annual Update was released at the GradNation Summit in Washington, DC.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Everything you need to know about being a City Year Alum

As graduation approaches for current City Year corps members, we sat down with the City Year alumni team to talk about the best ways to stay connected to City Year, and to learn about everything that alumni services has to offer. Get to know the City Year Alumni & Career Services team and all they are doing to create a great City Year experience, even after service is complete.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

City Year Alumni Spotlight: Gabrielle Betances

Education is a tool in an ongoing process that once obtained cannot be taken away. It empowers students to grow, succeed and dream. My name is Gabrielle and I am serving as a City Year AmeriCorps member in Manchester, New Hampshire in a 5th grade classroom.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Harry's 'Gives a Shave' for City Year

As the co-founder of the new shaving brand Harry’s, my day is normally filled with meetings about, well, shaving. But one morning in February, my first meeting of the day was one that stood out from the usual flurry of conversations about product and partnerships, customers and content. I was spending an hour with Da’avon Robinson, a corps member serving with City Year New York, to take a deep dive into a business plan he is developing for an app in the video game space.