An exciting city with endless opportunities and places to explore, Los Angeles is a leading cultural center and the perfect place for young adults to make a lasting impact as they grow as leaders and professionals.
Support students in Los Angeles
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.
Known for its flawless year-round weather and home to the epicenter of the entertainment industry, L.A. attracts people from all around the world to work, live and prosper.
Across City Year Los Angeles’ partner schools, approximately 70% of students in are considered off track in English Language Arts and approximately 80% are considered off track in Math. Together, we can make a difference for Los Angeles’ students.
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.
Go into your City Year with resource 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 Los Angeles experience.
Throughout the service year, City Year Los Angeles is dedicated to providing AmeriCorps members with a valuable experience by equipping them with the tools, resources and training to help students improve their performance in school while simultaneously developing professional skills.Read about the local benefits
We’ll walk you through how to use the public transit system to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year Los Angeles experience.See our Los Angeles city guide