Giving Thanks on #GivingTuesday
Isabel Boyce, a City Year AmeriCorps member serving at the John Hope College Prep in the Englewood community, and her team reflect on why they are thankful to be serving the students at John Hope and the reasons that motivate them to keep returning day after day.
Random Acts of Kindness!
World Kindness Day my be on November 13, 2016, but that doesn't mean we have to stop the practice of being kind, particularly in the world today. Jessenia Martinez reflects on how she practices kindness with her students at Fuller School of Excellence in the Grand Boulevard Community of Chicago.
Believing in the Power of Young People
Antonio Marshall is a first year AmeriCorps member serving at the Johnson School of Excellence in Chicago's North Lawndale Community. His belief in the power of young people brought him to serve students with City Year Chicago where he gives back to the community as a tutor, mentor and near peer. Recently Antonio had a conversation with two of his students. Read about the impact City Year has had on these students who attend the Johnson School of Excellence.
Congratulations to the Chicago Cubs on Winning The World Series
On Wednesday, November 2, 2016 the City of Chicago anxiously watched the Chicago Cubs make an historic win after an amazingly close game! After 7 games and extra innings, the Cubs managed to pull out a close victory over Cleveland.
Latest Wintrust Mural Spotlights City Year’s Dedication to Chicago Students
Visible by thousands of Chicago residents along the southbound Kennedy Expressway each day, the Wintrust Mural Building will spotlight education non-profit City Year Chicago Oct. 27 to Nov. 30.