Monday, May 13, 2019

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.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Looking Back On My City Year

Ever wonder what it's like to serve at a school you attended as a student? AmeriCorps member, Javon, reflects on his service year at his alma mater, William M. Raines High School.

Friday, March 15, 2019

How to Combat Compassion Fatigue

AmeriCorps member, Tyra Mosley on the Jacksonville Jaguar Team at Matthew W. Gilbert Middle School, shares the phenomenon of compassion fatigue. Learn about some ways to keep a balance in your life as an AmeriCorps member so you can get back to doing City Year's important work!

Friday, March 1, 2019

The Value of Value Bands

"City Year values are meant to be the driving force behind all of our actions, the North Star to guide us through the unpredictable seas of our service." Milena at Jean Ribault High School reflects on an important culture piece of City Year, the Value Bands. Read about how our values help us stay motivated during service.