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Jacksonville alumni board

Our alumni support our work and drive change in their local communities long after serving with City Year.

Devin Baker
Alum Engagement Committee Chair CYJax '19

Devin Baker proudly served as a midyear corps member for City Year Jax in the 2018 - 2019 school year at Jean Ribault High School. Today, she lives in Boston, MA where she works as a high school special education teacher. When she is not in the classroom, Devin enjoys printmaking, playing lacrosse and going to concerts.

Dykisha Potter
Alum Engagement Committee Member CYJax '16

Dykisha served with City Year Jacksonville at Andrew Jackson High School during the 2015-2016 school year. She has been working in the education system in Duval County ever since and is currently a Site Coordinator with Communities In Schools of Jacksonville at Englewood High School, working to improve students’ college and career readiness and outcomes. Dykisha is also pursuing a Master in Public Policy degree at Jacksonville University. In her free time Dykisha loves dancing, traveling, and trying new recipes.

Chelsea Sanders
Corps Support Committee Chair CYJax '16

Chelsea Sanders is currently in her 6th year in education. She has been an educator with Duval County Public Schools for the past 5 years and served as an AmeriCorps member through City Year Jacksonville in the 2015-2016 school year. Chelsea is a Jacksonville native and graduated from Jacksonville University with her Bachelor's degree in Social Science then received her Master's in Education and Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. As a current fellow with the Tony Boselli Foundation’s Teaching Fellowship and a member of the leadership team with the AmpED National Fellowship, Chelsea is truly passionate about education equity.

Milena Gil
Corps Support Committee Member CYJax '19, '20

Milena served her first year at Jean Ribault High school in 2018-2019, and then came back to serve as a Service Leader at Andrew Robinson Elementary School during 2019-2020. She is currently still in Jacksonville working as a Marketing Copywriter at a boutique marketing firm in San Marco. A life-long fan of fantasy, you can often find her nose-deep in a book, putting pen to paper, or rolling dice at a D&D table.

Diane Lieu
Corps Support Committee Member CYJax '17, CYOrlando '18

Diane was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL. She served at North Shore Elementary during the 2016-17 school year before serving at Evans High School with City Year Orlando during the 2017-18 school year. After her service years, Diane completed her Master’s in Instructional Design and Technology. At Wiley, she currently supports instructors with their online courses. Diane loves anime, theme parks, and her hamster Timmy.

Clare Sweeney
Corps Support Committee Member CYJax '20

Clare served at Jean Ribault High School during the 2019-2020 school year (yes, when the world shut down) in the math department. She is currently attending University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work and plans to pursue her clinical license upon graduation. Clare is passionate about mental health, women’s rights, and living a life centered on values and purpose. In her free time, Clare loves cooking, traveling, going on walks, and chatting with friends.

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