2016 Opening Day
City Year's Opening Day ceremony is the literal and symbolic beginning to a new year of helping students to change their educational outcomes and their futures as a whole. City Year Cleveland launched 68 AmeriCorps members into service in eight Cleveland Metropolitan School District schools this year. City Year Cleveland welcomed community partners on October 7, 2016, to their Opening Day Ceremony.
2016 City Year Cleveland Graduation
City Year Cleveland celebrated its 60 AmeriCorps members’ year of service to the students of Cleveland. Each of our outstanding AmeriCorps members have given over 1,700 hours of service to our communities, helping create lasting positive change in the places that they served. We honored them at Cuyahoga Community College with a ceremony celebrating their hard work and many achievements this year on June 3, 2016.
Meet City Year Cleveland Board Member, Melissa Pozniak
Melissa Pozniak has proudly served on the City Year Cleveland board for over 5 years. She joined City Year because she truly believed in the importance of education. She sees the difference City Year Cleveland is making in students’ lives and how its AmeriCorps members are giving the students they work with the same opportunities she was given to by her parents.
Go For Green at Glenville High School
Two of City Year Cleveland's Glenville High School AmeriCorps members, Mariah King and Kate Mrofcza, presented to Cleveland Metropolitan School District leadership with their school's Attendance Committee. They were able to showcase the "Go For Green" project, which they operate with their focus list students. Go For Green is an attendance tracker that tracks how many days students have missed on a biweekly basis.
Starfish Story: Tariq Mohammad
City Year Cleveland is proud to have 68 AmeriCorps members in eight Cleveland Metropolitan School District schools during the 2016-2017 school year. One of our proud alumni is, Tariq Mohammed, proudly served at Cleveland Franklin D. Roosevelt Academy and now has returned as the City Year Cleveland Impact Manager for the school.