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Monday, April 14, 2014

Value of the Month: Ubuntu

On the MFS Investment Management team serving at the Dever-McCormack Upper School, the Zulu proverb Umuntu ngumuntu ngamantu is a value we really live by. The proverb, ubuntu for short, means, “I am a person through other people, my humanity is tied to yours.” I find that this is something that permeates our service, guiding how we interact with our students, the teachers, the staff, and with each other.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Running City Year Strong

Every year, thousands of runners worldwide spend months training and racing with one goal in mind: to qualify for the Boston Marathon. This year, nearly 36,000 runners will participate in the event. Among the pack is marathon-fledgling and City Year Boston supporter David Chorney.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Accelerate Your Career: Networking Event

Networking. It’s a word loaded with cringe-worthy connotations. Thoughts of elevator speeches and small talk with strangers can be enough to send some of us running. But despite its bad rap, networking can be one of the best ways to build meaningful connections toward your desired career path. In an effort to promote the power of networking City Year’s Northeast Regional Recruitment team is inviting local college students to network with City Year alumni, partners, and local professionals working across a variety of career sectors, including business, technology, law, education, and non-profit.

Monday, April 7, 2014

"I don't like school"

What do you do when your student says those four dreaded words? Cat Nwachukwu, corps member, shares her experience in helping change one student's mindset about learning.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Cook the Change YOU Wish to See in the World

The Cookbook Project (CBP) believes education, food literacy, and cooking skills represent the central path to sustainable health. Adam Aronovitz, the Education Director and Co-Founder of (CBP) shares his multidisciplinary health and cooking education experiential curriculum in today's post.