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City Year

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.

Support students in Miami

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.


Hello, Miami!

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.

Get to know our city

AmeriCorps member and student

Addressing the challenge

There are 140 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with 7,000 students throughout Miami.

See where the corps works

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Our Impact in Miami

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.

Read about our impact

Ready to apply?

Great! We are excited to work together to grow our communities, while you learn valuable skills for the future.

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Your City Year Miami resources

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.

Why Miami?

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

Explore the City

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 to improve student attendance

Spring is upon us. And we all know what that means. Summer is right around the corner. The ability to...

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City Year Miami works to positively impact students in Miami-Dade [CBS Miami]

"We know teachers have a lot of responsibility and large classrooms, and we provide support with extra people and an...

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If Congress kills AmeriCorps, it will kill the American dream for so many [The Miami Herald]

Through the close relationships they build with students, City Year AmeriCorps members often are the first to learn about the...

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With data, and helping hands, a school turns around its dismal dropout trend [Miami Herald]

Martinez-Fortun and his team are part of a program called Diplomas Now, a partnership between Johns Hopkins University, City Year,...

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National Strategic Partners

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  • AT&T logo
  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
  • CSX logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
  • Pepsico logo
  • Red Nose Day logo

National Partners

  • Aramark logo
  • Bank of America logo
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Celanese logo
  • Santander logo