While Boston’s nickname is The Hub, known for being a vibrant center for academia, business, tech and medicine, some students in Boston face significant challenges every day. Together we can help students build on their strengths and thrive.
Support students in Boston
We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.
With a strong culture and rich history, Boston has evolved into a welcoming and energetic city that is full of young professionals.
Addressing the challenge
There are 265 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with students throughout Boston.
Our impact in Boston
We partner with educators while supporting, mentoring and lifting up our students so that they are able to fully take advantage of their drive and skill sets.
Your City Year Boston resources
Go into your City Year with resources and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year Boston experience.
Boston is considered a world leader in innovation, education and the arts and is an ideal place to spend a year making an impact, growing as a leader and pursuing unique career opportunities.Read about the local benefits
How to make it in Boston
We’ll walk you through how to use the MBTA to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year Boston experience.See our Boston city guide
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