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City Year
Kansas City

Think big city with the comfort and friendliness of your hometown. Kansas City offers an easy commute, bustling arts scene, and countless BBQ joints. AmeriCorps members make a difference every day in the lives of students by serving full-time in city schools.

Make a difference in Kansas City

We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.

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Hello, Kansas City!

Kansas City is home to a vibrant arts scene, countless “foodie” stops, champions in athletics and a welcoming, diverse population of people who are committed to making KC a wonderful place to be.

Get to know our city

AmeriCorps member and student

Addressing the challenge

There are 66 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with 4,500 students throughout Kansas City.

See where the corps works

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Our impact in Kansas City

We partner with educators while supporting, mentoring and lifting up our students so that they are able to fully take advantage of their drive and skill sets.

Read about our impact

Ready to apply?

Great! We are excited to work together to grow our communities, while you learn valuable skills for the future.

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Your City Year Kansas City resources

Go into your City Year with resources and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year Kansas City experience.

Why Kansas City?

Everything that the City Year Kansas City team does is focused on best ways to support the students and the AmeriCorps Members that work alongside them. Kansas City boasts an extremely affordable cost per living making it a perfect fit for AmeriCorps members.

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Explore the city

We’ll walk you through how to use our underutilized public transportation system to get across the city, how and where to find roomates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year Kansas City experience.

See our Kansas City guide

Leadership | Kansas City

These talented professionals support City Year Kansas City's impact with students and schools.

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Partnerships | Kansas City

City Year depends on committed public and private sector partners in Kansas City to support our work.

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Kansas City schools welcome energetic City Year AmeriCorps members [The Kansas City Star]

Kansas City schools welcome energetic City Year AmeriCorps members

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Events | Kansas City

Join us at an upcoming event to learn more about our work in schools to support student success.

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National Strategic Partners

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National Partners

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