Monday, March 26, 2018

I'm a Boss, No Distracting Me: Creative MCAS Motivation

Check out this sweet and creative video from the Staples, Inc. team proudly serving with Curley K-8 School! The video, based on the hit song "Bodak Yellow" by Card B, is meant to help students get pumped up for the MCAS (Massachusetts's elementary school standardized test.)

Friday, March 23, 2018

A Day in the Life of the Boston Civic Engagement Team

In addition to 23 school-based teams, City Year Boston also has a small, mighty team of Service Leaders, who lead service days throughout the year. Here's a day-in-the-life view of a typical service event beautifying a learning space, the Everett YMCA.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Investors Summit 2018: Building the Urban Graduation Pipeline

AmeriCorps member Aerin Marshall shares her takeaways from this two-day event of dialogue on the power of national service.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Impact Snapshot: Leadership Development

Just as City Year mentors students to become future leaders, we help our AmeriCorps members build their leadership skills. 

Monday, February 26, 2018

Just Go For It: 18 Minute Networking 2018

"The top thing I learned serving with City Year was getting in the habit of surpassing my own expectations for myself every day. Every day I asked myself, and still ask myself, 'What are my goals, and how will I achieve them?'" - Alex Cooke '11, Alumni Panelist, 18 Minute Networking