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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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City Year AmeriCorps member serving in Philadelphia schools
Education
When classes resume, City Year will be there for students
July 8, 2020

City Year is committed to learning from partners and the communities we serve to reimagine the future of our student-level…

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City Year AmeriCorps member student success coach
Education
Relationships: critical for student success
June 12, 2020

Explore our proposal to ensure all students have access to positive relationships with caring adults: infuse schools with Student Success…

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City Year AmeriCorps Washington DC Morning greeting
Education
National study finds significant relationship between social-emotional learning and academic outcomes
May 28, 2020

New research from the Everyone Graduates Center shows City Year’s approach is successful in advancing student social-emotional and academic outcomes.

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Compass Academy City Year AmeriCorps
Education
How social-emotional skills keep students engaged
May 26, 2020

Compass Academy says its focus on social and emotional learning has kept students engaged and attending online classrooms even during…

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City Year AmeriCorps in school service red uniform
Education
Keeping students connected to school with Red Nose Day
May 21, 2020

Students at a Chicago high school are learning from home during COVID-19 by leaning on the social and emotional skills…

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appreciate teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week
Education
Thank You to Manchester Teachers
May 8, 2020

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Manchester teachers have adapted to remote learning and are continuing to advocate for their students-and we’re…

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The Corps
Nuestra Herencia a poem by AmeriCorps member Ángel Medina
April 27, 2020

Nuestra Herencia Estos niños son joven Pero en sus ojos, se ve la vejez En los días en que están…

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a student smiles and looks at an AmeriCorps member as they sit together at a table doing work
Education
With Patience and Support Comes Student Success
April 8, 2020

In January 2020, I was given the task of helping a student out in English, who could not grasp the…

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a middle school student smiles while reading with an AmeriCorps member
Education
A holistic approach to student success
April 7, 2020

Our Whole School Whole Child approach provides academic and social-emotional supports to thousands of students attending more than 300 high-need…

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Education
Social Emotional Learning with Asalia
April 1, 2020

Social-Emotional Learning is a way that City Year can support students in acquiring tools to better understand and navigate their…

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A corps member runs games during recess to help kids cooperate and have fun
Our Impact
Creating a Culture of Kindness
March 6, 2020

The Northwest Staff and City Year Team Support Social-Emotional Learning to Prevent Bullying I was sixteen years old, I had…

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an AmeriCorps member is leaning over to point out something on a student's paper while they work on an assignment in class
Education
Pi Day: Infinite ways to celebrate the magic of circles
March 5, 2020

The humble circle has ignited debate, inflamed passions and intrigued brilliant minds! Take a closer look at circles this Pi…

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National Strategic Partners
  • AbbVie logo
  • AT&T logo
  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
  • CSX logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
  • Pepsico logo
  • Red Nose Day logo
National Partners
  • Aramark logo
  • Bank of America logo
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Celanese logo
  • NFL Inspire Change logo
  • Santander logo