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City Year Chicago

The heartbeat of the Midwest, Chicago has always attracted young people to its shores and skyscrapers. AmeriCorps members here are inspired to help students build on their strengths, take risks in their learning and feel connected to their school communities.

Recent stories

Our Impact

I was born at Mercy Hospital near Chicago’s Motor District on the Southside. I didn’t grow up in Chicago’s Southside,...

Read more about What Ubuntu Means to Me and My Service Year
Our Impact

Bright and early on the morning on January 20, 2020, over 700 volunteers gathered at Robert Nathaniel Dett Elementary School...

Read more about A Recap of MLK Day 2020
The Corps

As we celebrate City Year AmeriCorps Member Appreciation Month, Women's History Month is also underway. Marketing and Communications Intern Kia Smith...

Read more about Women's History Month: Which women inspire our corps members?
Benefits & Resources

With this year's MLK Day of Service behind us now, I've been thinking a lot about what the day means...

Read more about When professional development and service go hand-in-hand
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National Partners
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