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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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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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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 6, 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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Our Impact
Creating a Culture of Kindness
March 6, 2020

In partnership with schools and teachers, our City Year AmeriCorps members work to create a culture of kindness by building…

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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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Education
City Year Los Angeles Teacher Spotlight- Part 4
March 4, 2020

City Year AmeriCorps members work side–by–side in collaboration with their partner teachers to fully support their students in the classroom. We are…

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Students are guided to school by City Years on the walking bus
Our Impact
City Year’s Walking Bus is Making Attendance Strides
February 28, 2020

We are over halfway through the year now and here at Bakersville we have had our fair share of ups…

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Sen. Chris Coons receives the John S. McCain Service to Country Award
Education
Friends of National Service Awards celebrates unity
February 26, 2020

Voices for National Service is a coalition working to build bipartisan support for national service, develop policies that create more…

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Education
City Year Los Angeles Teacher Spotlight- Part 3

City Year AmeriCorps members work side–by–side in collaboration with their partner teachers to fully support their students in the classroom. We are…

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Read Across America and City Year AmeriCorps
Education
Celebrate student voices with Read Across America
February 25, 2020

Literacy skills and a love of reading go hand in hand. Check out these tips to find books that reflect…

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A partner teacher at one of our LA schools.
Education
City Year Los Angeles Teacher Spotlight- Part 2
February 19, 2020

Today we are spotlighting Ms. Tellez who has been teaching for 34 years at 93rd St. Elementary School, keep reading…

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