Debunking Gap Year Myths
Taking a gap year—whether it’s between high school and college, during your undergraduate years, or after college—is a growing trend. So, we’re here to bust the myths and sort fact from fiction so that you can make an informed decision on whether a gap year is the right choice for you.
Afterschool and Extracurricular Programs Help to Make Schools Safe Spaces for All Students
AmeriCorps Member Rebecca Charles noticed that for some of her students, school was not a fun or safe space to learn. Read on to learn what Rebecca did during her service year to help change that.
The Power of National Service: Building a More Equitable Future
City Year President Jim Balfanz shares the ways in which his year of service changed the trajectory of his life and shaped his belief that national service is one of the best ways for our country to build a more just and equitable future.
National Service is a ‘Force for Good’ that Deserves Bipartisan Support
Longtime supporters of City Year and AmeriCorps gathered on Capitol Hill this spring in support of national service programs that are a “force for good” in our communities, saying that these programs should be expanded rather than repeatedly targeted by White House budget cuts.
Meet Our 2019 Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award Winners
For the past 30 years, City Year alumni have been making a difference in their communities long after the conclusion of their service with City Year. Since 2005, Comcast NBCUniversal has recognized 77 City Year alumni with our highest alumni recognition—the Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award. Read about our distinguished recipients here.