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.
Everyone deserves an education
I serve because I believe that everyone deserves the right to an education. I serve to support and instill a sense of belief in my students that they are capable of greatness, because they are capable of greatness.Read the Story
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
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?
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