City Year Jacksonville Alumni Spotlight: Mandy Casals
Valuable lessons this alum learned during her service year that have helped her as a full time teacher.
The Struggle is Real - But Worth It
“If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” ― Pema Chodron
What I Did Not Expect to Learn in my Service Year
"The support system and friendships that I’ve gained working here are some of the closest and most important ones that I have." – Ben Cummins, City Year Jacksonville AmeriCorps Team Leader, shares how he’s grown personally and professionally through two years of service with City Year.
Mid Year Retreat: A Time to Reflect, Rejuvenate, and Reconnect
Read how Mid Year Retreat helped our AmeriCorps memebrs reconnect to their service and self at a campsite far away from Jacksonville.
A Starfish Story
Read about AmeriCorps member, Kai Chambers and her Starfish student, Erica.