City Year Memphis
Memphis has a history of people standing up for what’s right. This is a city full of people committed to getting things done and has opportunities to both welcome and keep young professionals working in the city.
Make a difference in Memphis
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.
There are 45 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with 2,500 students throughout Memphis.
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 skillsets.
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 Memphis experience.
Memphis is an affordable City with a strong need for people willing to work hard to improve education and improve the graduation date.Read about the local benefits
We’ll walk you through how to use the MATA 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 Memphis experience.See our Memphis city guide
It takes a village of leaders and mentors like those at City Year AmeriCorps to improve student attendance.Read more about It takes a village to improve student attendance
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