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Friday, October 28, 2016

One "Spook" – Tacular Night at Dulles

Several times a year, City Year Chicago AmeriCorps members engage students and their family members at school wide events called Family Engagement Nights. Sarah Divney, one of City Year Chicago's Red Jacket Reporters provides an insiders view of the event planned by her team for the Dulles School of Excellence community.

Friday, October 21, 2016

AT&T’s Corporate Citizenship Team Adds Another Element of Pride to Phillips High School

On October 18th, more than 50 AT&T employees joined 20 City Year Chicago AmeriCorps members at Phillips Academy High School to work together on a service project in celebration of the collaboration. They beautified the school environment by painting inspirational murals encouraging college success and neighborhood pride. Renee Metellus, a first year AmeriCorps member serving on City Year's AT&T team shares her reflections on the day while her Team Leader Laken Andrews photographs the event!

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

AT&T Collaborates With City Year Chicago

Collaboration increases support for helping students stay in school and on track to graduate.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

City Year Appreciates Teachers and Staff of Chalmers School of Excellence with a little Hope!

On Wednesday, October 5, Teachers and staff were invited to enjoy a breakfast of coffee and donuts with Corps Members. The event was largely made possible by in-kind donations by local North Lawndale coffee shop, The Hope Cafe. Read Ian Rupp's account of how Hope Cafe and City Year showed their appreciation of the faculty and staff of Chalmers School of Excellence.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

City Year Chicago Associate Board Hosts Successful Soirée

The Back to School Soirée raised $35,000 to support the service City Year Chicago’s AmeriCorps members in 26 Chicago Schools.