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City Year

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.

Hello, Boston!

With a strong culture and rich history, Boston has evolved into a welcoming and energetic city that is full of young professionals.

Get to know our city

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Addressing the challenge

There are 250 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with students throughout Boston.

See where the corps works

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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.

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Ready to apply?

Great! We are excited to work together to grow our communities, while you learn valuable skills for the future.

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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.

Why Boston?

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.

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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

250 AmeriCorps members will serve in Boston Public Schools to help local students stay on track to graduate high school and prepare for college and career success. 

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