OPENING DAY CEREMONY
On Friday, September 13th, 2019 at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute, 250 City Year AmeriCorps members pledged to make a difference in the lives of more than 12,600 students in Boston Public Schools at the Opening Day ceremony for City Year Boston. Opening Day celebrates the start of a new school year across City Year’s national network as 3,000 AmeriCorps members serve as student success coaches in 350 schools across the country. As part of their year of full-time service, these AmeriCorps members will provide students with tutoring and in-class support, run extended day programs, and organize school-wide initiatives to increase academic achievement and student engagement.
A dedicated partner since 2001, Comcast NBCUniversal served as City Year’s National Opening Day Sponsor.
View Congressman Joe Kennedy's remarks here:
:See photos from the 2019 Opening Day Ceremony here