Service Changes in the 2019-2020 School Year: Aligning Strategy and Our Why
The 2019-2020 School Year brought some exciting changes to City Year's work in Duval County Public Schools. We were able to introduce three new partner elementary schools to ensure that we are saturating the matriculation feeder pattern of both Raines and Ribault High Schools! Learn more about what this means for our students, school partners, your legacy and the community.
Another Year of Meaningful Service
Team Leader, Kai, shares the story of one student's progress as she finishes off her second year of service at Andrew Jackson High School.
A Tale of Two Cities
The beautiful St. John's River snakes its way through Jacksonville and touches nearly every neighborhood with its tributaries or streams. This river, and the seven bridges that cross it, geographically connect a city that in many instances is extremely divided. City Year Jacksonville's Chief of Staff, Allishia, recently spent a Saturday on two different sides of the St. John's, working with community organizations to help build more bridges in the quest to create a more equitable Jacksonville.
City Year Leadership: Why I am Returning for a Second Year
Milena, serving at Jean Ribault High School, began her first City Year in August with the intention of serving two years. Read about her experiences and leadership opportunities that solidified that decision and helped her return for a second year as a Service Leader.
Twenty Months of Gratitude
Tessa Delgo, the Team Leader at Edward H. White High School reflects on some of the many people who have influenced her and helped her grow during her two City Years. Building lasting relationships with people such as your teammates, Impact Manager, partner teachers and students is one of the most valued aspect of City Year for many AmeirCorps members.