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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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The Corps
A City Year is more than just a gap year
May 5, 2021

Alum Claire Dempsey shares her experience of taking a gap year before college to do City Year.

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Our Impact
DBIE Learning and Practice at City Year New York
October 30, 2020

Ten-minute read DBIE: Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity. What does it mean, really? What does it mean at City Year…

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The Corps
These 9 tips + Cheez-Its = a powerful year of service
October 23, 2019

I was extremely nervous the first time I walked into the crowded and rambunctious school cafeteria to help support student…

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The Corps
From Little Rock to the Big Apple, one City Year AmeriCorps member shares his journey
March 29, 2019

Learn about one Corps member’s ability to serve in his hometown and across the country with City Year.

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