A city with exploding growth, Miami’s unique culture is reflected in its welcoming and energetic atmosphere, and many newcomers welcome the opportunity to shape the city into a model for the future of America.
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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.
With many vibrant communities and a fast-growing population, Miami is one of the country’s most diverse metropolitan areas and at the forefront of many cultural trends.
There are 140 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with 7,000 students throughout Miami.
Go into your City Year with resources 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 Miami experience.
Whether it's enjoying the weather, the local natural parks, watching a professional sports team or going to a museum, there is always something to do in Miami. Miami has gorgeous beaches, a growing art scene, vibrant street festivals and diverse cuisine.Read about the local benefits
We’ll walk you through how to use your free Miami-Dade transit pass 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 Miami experience.See our Miami 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
"We know teachers have a lot of responsibility and large classrooms, and we provide support with extra people and an...Read more about City Year Miami works to positively impact students in Miami-Dade [CBS Miami]
Through the close relationships they build with students, City Year AmeriCorps members often are the first to learn about the...Read more about If Congress kills AmeriCorps, it will kill the American dream for so many [The Miami Herald]
Martinez-Fortun and his team are part of a program called Diplomas Now, a partnership between Johns Hopkins University, City Year,...Read more about With data, and helping hands, a school turns around its dismal dropout trend [Miami Herald]