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City Year Detroit

Detroit’s rich diversity, thriving arts scene, legendary music from all around the world and food scene all make the city unique and vibrant, but Detroit’s greatest assets are its people and sense of community. When you serve in Detroit, you become a part of these communities.

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“When you bring kids into a school and they feel safe, confident, and a sense of belonging — that's when...

Read more about City Year Detroit Gets At-Risk Students on Track for Graduation

When school went online, the usual peer bonding time during class, recess, and lunch evaporated, and individual curiosities became harder...

Read more about What a meaningful (virtual) school day looks like now [Chalk Beat]

In the 2018-2019 school year, City Year AmeriCorps members served in 10 Detroit schools, reaching more than 6,500 elementary, middle...

Read more about City Year AmeriCorps helps Detroit students and schools succeed [CBS Detroit]

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