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Our Corps

highly skilled near-peer mentors

Recently, we deployed 230 highly skilled AmeriCorps members to serve in 26 schools in the south and west sides of Chicago. Together, this team transforms the future for nearly 15,000 students.

Our Impact

powerful results

Our AmeriCorps members serve students in 26 Chicago Public Schools and we continuously track and measure our impact.

Support Us

Make an impact today

When you support City Year, we’ll use your help to put more AmeriCorps members into more schools nationwide – which helps more students and schools succeed. By 2023, we aspire to serve 1 million students per day, in over 1,200 schools nationwide, something that’s only possible with the continued support of our donors and partners.


come see our work in action

Throughout the year, City Year Chicago hosts inspirational and high-energy special events for our partners and community members to see our work and impact first hand. We hope you’ll join us and experience the passion and dedication of our corps firsthand.

In The News

Read what others are saying

City Year is making headlines for our work within the schools and communities where we serve. Here you can read what others have to say about us on a local and national level, and how we are impacting lives in the classroom and beyond.