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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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Learning to Adapt
October 15, 2020

If there is one thing that we can always count on in life, it is change. Seasons change, people change,…

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The Corps
Who’s Serving in 2020-21?
October 9, 2020

We are thrilled to share a few highlights and shout-outs for our six school teams. Even in the face of…

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Q&A with City Year’s Equity Strategists
October 8, 2020

City Year is committed to becoming an anti-racist organization as part of our ongoing efforts to center diversity, belonging, inclusion…

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The Corps
If Three’s a Crowd, Four’s a Family
October 6, 2020

Are you thinking about living alone during your service in City Year? If yes, I highly encourage you to think…

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The Corps
Zoomin’ Through a Pandemic
September 30, 2020

  When I made my decision to serve with City Year for the 2020-2021 school year, I knew it would…

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The Corps
From The Mile-High City to The City of Brotherly Love: A Conversation with City Year AmeriCorps Member Nellie Vinograd
September 25, 2020

City Year Philadelphia was pleased to sit down with Nellie Vinograd, a Senior AmeriCorps member who came to Philadelphia to…

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Our Impact
City Year Los Angeles’ First Ever Virtual Service Day!
September 24, 2020

On September 17th, City Year Los Angeles’ Civic Engagement (CE) Team held the site’s first ever virtual service day for…

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The Corps
Q&A with Riley Henry, First Year AmeriCorps Member
September 23, 2020

I hope to serve the students to the best of my abilities, give them the resources they need to succeed,…

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The Corps
Serving a Second Year
September 21, 2020

I went back and forth a lot last year, wrestling with the idea of serving another year with City Year….

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The Corps
I am More Than a Queer Black Male
September 18, 2020

Finding Identity Through Service When I applied to serve with City Year Kansas City, I was transitioning from being homeless…

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The Corps
Five ways athletes make great City Year AmeriCorps members
September 16, 2020

Learn more about the City Year AmeriCorps experience and how athletes have the skills needed to serve students and communities…

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The Corps
Service as a gateway to community engagement
September 9, 2020

For this City Year alum, service was a gateway to a career centered in thoughtful community engagement. Read on to…

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