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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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It’s all about the AmeriCorps Experience
February 3, 2023

When you join City Year, you work alongside a team to create learning environments where all students can succeed. As…

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The Corps
Reflecting on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service emphasizes the importance of a cause greater than self. This Martin Luther…

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AmeriCorps Appreciation Month at City Year Detroit
April 8, 2022

City Year has a lot to celebrate—starting with our extraordinary AmeriCorps members! We’re proud of them, the skills they are…

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The Corps
Black History Lesson From The Civil Rights Era: Compassion, Understanding and Critical Thinking
February 22, 2022

A City Year Detroit AmeriCorps Guest Blog   I have come to realize that one of the most important things…

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The Corps
Building The Future by Going Back
October 26, 2021

If someone were to ask me what one thing is that I love about City Year, it would be that…

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The Corps
Seven cities where you can make a difference to students
March 10, 2021

Explore seven cities where we have a need for extraordinary young people to serve and mentor students.

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Idealist LACY Goals
February 12, 2021

This blog started as a commentary on my job search after City Year. When I graduated from college last year,…

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The Corps
National Pizza Day
February 9, 2021

February is off to a good start now that it is National Pizza Day! It is the moment that most…

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Education
2020 Leadership Summit
January 20, 2021

Dive into educational equity and a recap of our Leadership Summit with Rachel Pfannes.

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Education
A Look at Language
August 18, 2020

This week, we focus on language and framing. Dr. April Baker-Bell visits!

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Education
Keeping City Year Connected to Students
August 7, 2020

With $23M invested from some of our key partners, Connected Futures is making education obtainable for Detroit’s students.

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