City Year Jacksonville’s Opening Day Celebration

As City Year kicks off its 25th anniversary year, we have a lot to celebrate. Our largest corps ever – 2,700 AmeriCorps members – are serving in high-need urban schools in 25 cities across the US.

Harvard Graduate School of Education’s #AskWith Forum: School Reform from the Outside In.

On Wednesday, November 13th, City Year’s Senior Vice President of Strategy & Operations Jeff Jablow shared City Year’s approach to working with students at the Askwith Forum “School Reform from the Outside In” at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

2013 NBC Education Nation – “What it Takes”

The theme of 2013 NBC Education Nation Summit in New York City this week is “What it Takes”. Leading education experts and stakeholders will discuss how the nation can ensure its students are prepared for college, careers and beyond.

Back to School

I got to attend Mrs. B’s class as part of video project City Year is undertaking this year. Over the next six months, we’ll be producing five short films that uncover what it’s like to be a City Year corps member and how City Year is supporting students and teachers in the schools where we serve.

City Year Discusses the Power of Mentors with NBC Education Nation

This week, City Year joined hundreds of educators, policy makers, and business leaders for the 2013 NBC News Education Nation Summit in New York City. The three-day event titled, “What It Takes,” included town hall meetings and panel discussions on what it takes to ensure all young people have equal access to quality education and are equipped with the right skills to join the demanding 21st century job market.