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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.

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The Corps

As a queer woman of color, my identities are something that I think about all the time; in every aspect...

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The Corps

My students have impacted me, as much as I have impacted them because they help me to understand what students...

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Education

In January 2020, I was given the task of helping a student out in English, who could not grasp the...

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The Corps

“Do you have any experience working on a team?” was one of the first questions I was asked in my...

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