Humans of City Year DC: Starfish Shock
Investing in Seven Generations
The problem with all twenty plus goodbyes I’m going to say at the end of the month is that I have never—in all my years of moving around and forming relationships—built such strong relationships with individuals in such a short span of time.
Dear AmeriCorps Members Serving at Ketcham Elementary School
City Year AmeriCorps members are stealthy to a fault. They get in early—which means they leave home super early, usually to walk to a bus stop, to get to a Metro station, to catch a train, to walk to their school—and leave late. They give their after-hours and weekends, their time and their talent, in the name of uplifting kids and helping teachers.
5 Reasons City Year is the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened to Me
As my AmeriCorps year comes to a close, I can't help but to reflect on just how inspiring, amazing, and humbling my year of service has been. My family and friends constantly ask me what this year has done for me and what I've learned, and I always respond that City Year is the best thing that has ever happened to me.