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Los Angeles

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.

Serving in Los Angeles

While Los Angeles is widely known for being a vibrant center for academia, business, tech and medicine, some students in Los Angeles face significant challenges every day. As the largest school district in State, the Los Angeles School District serves more than 600,000 students across 1,000 schools.

Your corps experience

City Year is a key partner to the Los Angeles and Inglewood Unified School Districts in creating equitable learning opportunities for all students and develop the city’s future leaders. AmeriCorps members support teachers and staff in delivering instruction that serves the development of the whole child and is responsive to the diverse racial, cultural and linguistic needs of Los Angeles youth.

With more than 76% of students tutored by AmeriCorps members last year improving their test scores, AmeriCorps members are truly making an impact. A close-knit community with ample opportunities to develop meaningful personal and professional relationships, Los Angeles is an ideal place to serve.

Serving in Los Angeles

  • Serve in one of 31 elementary, middle and high schools throughout Los Angeles and Inglewood.
  • Work with a committed and diverse group of 6–15 City Year AmeriCorps members who share your passion for service and personal growth.

Community involvement

Create a positive climate of high expectations and engagement that ripples throughout the greater Los Angeles community.

Equity

  City Year Los Angeles’ Executive Director Dr. Sandra Cano sat down with our Team Leader at Jefferson High School, Jaime Romero, to chat about what her...

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Our Alumni

Earlier this month we graduated our 2020-21 AmeriCorps class, marking the end of our 14th year of service in Los Angeles.   This year’s corps...

Read more about Celebrating the City Year LA AmeriCorps Class of 2021
Equity

In honor of Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American Heritage Month we are celebrating our APIDA-identifying alumni and the incredible careers...

Read more about Championing the work of our APIDA-Identifying Alumni

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Over the years, we have built a robust relationship with Los Angeles Public Schools, teachers, families and the community at large. We can’t wait to welcome you.

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Our impact

This year, 260 City Year AmeriCorps members will support over 28,000 students in 31 Los Angeles schools.

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Events

Every year we hold events to celebrate our corps, students, and community at large.

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Partners

Our amazing education and corporate partners help make our work in Los Angeles possible.

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National Strategic Partners
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