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Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year Americorps members, students, partners and alumni.

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4 tips to help your mid-year move

January 2, 2020

Congratulations on starting your City Year journey! As a mid-year AmeriCorps member who begins service in the middle of the…

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Tasty, healthy and inexpensive recipes specially for AmeriCorps

December 3, 2019

Cooking healthy, delicious and affordable meals on a budget is easy. Read on for five great recipes made with AmeriCorps…

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Financial success on a stipend

October 31, 2019

City Year Philadelphia alum Anthony Copeman, a certified financial educator who focuses on helping millennials manage their financial health, grew…

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Adventure awaits when you serve in Tulsa

October 23, 2019

While working on her City Year application, Jessica Butay reached the question: ‘Where would you like to apply to serve?’…

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Our Impact

Help ‘pave a path’ for student success in Tulsa: an open letter from our executive director

Tulsa students are looking for someone who believes in them and will show up for them every single day. Many…

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When professional development and service go hand-in-hand

With this year’s MLK Day of Service behind us now, I’ve been thinking a lot about what the day means…

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How City Year really prepares you for “the real world”

City Year strongly believes in the idea that it takes a village to raise a child, so it is invaluable…

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Find what fulfills you

Here are some of the ways City Year San Antonio AmeriCorps members take care of themselves to ensure we bring…

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The benefits of a gap year

October 15, 2019

Taking a gap year, whether it’s between high school and college, during your undergraduate years or after college, is a…

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Four undergraduate programs that offer City Year alumni scholarships

October 8, 2019

Though college graduates make up the majority of City Year AmeriCorps members, the corps is also made up of recent…

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Advice from a millennial housing expert

In 2013, Ofo Ezeugwu was an undergraduate student atTemple University. He served as vice president of the student body and…

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Why you should serve with City Year Philadelphia

There is so much to love about living and working in Philadelphia. Between the scenic parks, accessible art, delicious food and the…

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