Our featured AmeriCorps member Patricia Moeses-Flores serves in Watts on the Compton Ave. Elementary team, a 15-minute drive from where she grew up in Inglewood. This graduate of California State University Long Beach is a passionate reader who’s found great joy in sharing her love of books with her students. In the fall, she’ll be moving to Chicago to be an elementary school teacher. She credits City Year with igniting a fire in her to work toward greater educational equality in our country.