City Year Milwaukee
Milwaukee is a city full of neighborhoods that embrace and celebrate various cultures. Together, in Milwaukee, we can create great opportunities where students thrive inside and outside the classroom.
Support students in Milwaukee
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.
Milwaukee has a lot of young professional residential areas with great restaurants and local shops.
There are 100 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working in 13 schools throughout Milwaukee.
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 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 Milwaukee experience.
AmeriCorps members each pay between $350-$550/month for rent and get a free public transportation bus pass (Milwaukee County Transit System) making Milwaukee an affordable option.Read about the local benefits
We’ll walk you through how to use your free Milwaukee Country Transit System 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 Milwaukee experience.See our Milwaukee city guide
The safety and well-being of the City Year community—our AmeriCorps members, students, staff members, partners and the broader communities we...Read more about Update on City Year Milwaukee's Response to COVID-19