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Our stories

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

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City Year Detroit School Partner Spotlight – Nkosi Shorter
February 22, 2024

  City Year Detroit’s school team at Marion Law Academy nominated Nkosi Shorter for our School Partner Spotlight, in part,…

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Our Community
Meet City Year Detroit Board Chair, Tonya Adair
December 15, 2023

  Tonya Adair is the Chief Development, Diversity, and Engagement Officer at United Way for Southeastern Michigan and City Year…

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BCM team at Success Prep
The Corps
Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Ramirez
December 12, 2023

Meet City Year New Orleans alum Jessica Ramirez! Jessica served as an AmeriCorps member at the Baptist Community Ministries team…

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Education
Maddy Allen – Reflecting on my time at City Year
December 11, 2023

Reflecting on my Time at City Year Maddy Allen ’17 Upon reflecting on my time at City Year, I realized…

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Our Impact
City Year Dallas Uplift Announcement
November 2, 2023

We are thrilled to share some exciting news regarding City Year Dallas’ continued commitment to providing invaluable support to students…

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Our Impact
Learn about a partnership to support students
October 4, 2023

A recently issued report from the National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS) shows a dramatic increase in the number of…

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Education
Igniting Passion for Literacy: Reflecting on International Literacy Day
September 7, 2023

International Literacy Day is celebrated each year on September 8 to promote literacy’s importance on the personal and community level….

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Education
Empowering Young Readers: City Year Little Rock’s Mission in K-2 Classrooms

In the heart of Little Rock, Arkansas, a powerful initiative is taking root to transform the future of education and…

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Education
Vote for City Year’s two panel ideas for SXSW EDU!
August 9, 2023

Your ballot counts! Help City Year bring together educators to discuss how to prioritize anti-racist research strategies in education.

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The Corps
New AmeriCorps Members Arrive for 2023-24
July 28, 2023

City Year San Antonio is thrilled to welcome our new 2023-24 AmeriCorps member class! This year we have 58 total…

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A City Year Buffalo AmeriCorps member and student smile and sit at a table
Education
Helping students own their learning
July 5, 2023

How can we ensure students have positive learning experiences while challenging them too? City Year encourages students to own their…

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Education
California Student Success Coach Learning Network
June 13, 2023

Eight youth-serving organizations are expanding student success coaching into schools and extended learning programs throughout California.

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National Strategic Partners
National Partners