Monday, April 20, 2015

National Poetry Month: HGMS Picks up the Pen

Seeing as April is National Poetry Month, we dared a few of our students to pick up the pen. We gave them no guidelines, no themes, no rules. What they provided us with was influenced by their own emotions, thoughts, and experiences. What I have for you is the brilliant result when our HGMS students pick up the pen...

Friday, March 13, 2015

A Meeting with The President

AmeriCorps member James Shahid reflects on last Friday's opportunity with President Obama

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Reflection on Why I Serve and President Obama's SC Town Hall

AmeriCorps member Tarissa Young-Clayborn reflects on why she serves with City Year Columbia, and on the opportunity to ask President Obama about AmeriCorps, City Year, and My Brother's Keeper

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Starfish Corps Pen Pals

Our 3rd and 4th graders in Swansea, SC have gotten a chance to make new friends via our pen pal collaboration with City Year New York!

Friday, January 23, 2015

What is Leadership?

At Heyward Gibbes Middle School, City Year Columbia AmeriCorps members work every day leading small group tutoring and mentoring sessions, as well as running an afterschool program that helps students understand the importance of leadership both in school and in the community.