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City Year Detroit

Detroit’s diversity, thriving arts and food scenes, and legendary music all make the city unique and vibrant, but Detroit’s greatest assets are its people and sense of community.

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We are working to address the lack of equitable access to educational opportunities. Our City Year Detroit AmeriCorps members partner with teachers and schools to add more support and to help create learning environments where all students can build on their strengths and fully engage in their learning.

Accelerating academic growth in Detroit

 

Ensuring more students are on track to high school graduation

 

Advancing interpersonal and workforce readiness skills

 

Partnering with teachers and principals

City Year AmeriCorps members support the development of the whole child while strategically lessening the load of principals and teachers to move students to college and [career].

Dr. Nikolai Vitti Superintendent, Detroit Public Schools Community District

Our Impact

Bringing ‘Hour of Code’ and established afterschool programs to online learning is keeping students connected during COVID-19

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Our Impact

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Our Impact

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Contributing to a clearer, bolder vision

of what public schools can and should be for all children: places of learning, exploration and risk-taking, where every student feels safe and connected to the school community.

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City Year AmeriCorps members
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AmeriCorps members positively impact students in Detroit.

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Our partners

Everything we do—every student and AmeriCorps member we support—would not be possible without our partners.

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