2018-03-28

Our AmeriCorps members are completing a year of full-time service in 31 schools across LAUSD to provide students with the extra care and support they need to reach their full potential.

Now that we are a little more than halfway through the school year, we wanted to take the time to pause and thank our AmeriCorps members during City Year AmeriCorps Member Appreciation Month to give them that extra encouragement they need to stay energized and excited to finish the year strong.

Throughout the month of March we coordinated several acts of gratitude to show how much we appreciate our AmeriCorps members' service to students, schools, and communities. We joined forces with many individuals and corporations including members of the City Year Los Angeles Board and Associates Board, our school partners, All Def L.A., Aquarium of the Pacific, ArcLight, Brad Drummond & Aramark, Comcast NBCUniversal, David Shaheen & JP Morgan, Disney, Hollywood Wax Museum, Hulu, JD Heyman & Meredith, John Thomas Dye School, Jon Neuhaus, L.A. Galaxy, Larry Flax & Bottlefish, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Rams, Riot Games, Sony, Vera R. Campbell Foundation, and Warner Bros. Entertainment and more.

Below you'll find highlights from the month, including meals, trainings, gifts and activities. Thank you to all our sponsors for their generosity and unwavering belief in the power of young people!

Investing in their Careers

Thank you, Comcast NBCUniversal, for letting our AmeriCorps members hear from a panel of executives, learn professional tips on LinkedIn and network with a diverse group of employees from NBCUniversal.

Fueling their Idealism

Thank you, City Year Los Angeles Associates Board for providing each team a care package of healthy snacks.

Thank you, Sony and Riot Games for providing their teams lunch. The team at Jordan are also enjoying Riot Games-branded headphones.

Having Fun in Los Angeles

Thank you,  Clippers and Galaxy for providing our corps with tickets to relax and catch a game at Staples Center and StubHub Center, respectively.

Thank you, Disney for a special screening of Wrinkle of Time and copies of the book.

Thank you, Brad Drummond/Aramark and Jon Neuhaus for gifting VIP Dodgers tickets.

Thank you, David Shaheen/JP Morgan for providing Atom Tickets.

Thank you, Vera R. Campbell for a private tour of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

Thank you, Warner Bros. Entertainment for premiere tickets to Rampage.

Appreciations & Swag

Thank you, Hulu for the swag.

Thank you, JD Heyman & Meredith for the People swag and one-year subscriptions.

Thank you, to our school partners and students of John Thomas Dye School for your notes and encouragement. 

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