Friday, July 19, 2019

Reflecting on the Importance of Belonging and Identity at the 2019 Summer Impact Charger

City Year Milwaukee's Impact staff went to Boston to attend a City Year nation-wide Summer Impact Charger. The three day event centered around the topic of belonging and leadership best practice sharing. Each day participants attended different sessions and assemblies that covered different topics including clover model, strengths finding and learning from alumni leaders. Tuesday's focus was belonging and identity. Our very own Sarah Szymborski was asked to share a reflection on her experience serving with City Year for the last three years.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

City Year Milwaukee Welcomes New Board Member

"I am excited to join the board, and to contribute to City Year’s vital mission to inspire, educate, and prepare our students. I look forward to serving on the Executive Board and supporting City Year’s commitment to social justice through educating and empowering Milwaukee’s youth." Read on to learn more about Neuman Leverett and why we are grateful to welcome him to our team.

Monday, June 10, 2019

We Are More Than Student Success Coaches

Every year, City Year AmeriCorps members nominate one fellow corps member to be the corps speaker at graduation. Continue on to read this year's graduation speech, given by City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps member, Dominique Lopez.

Friday, June 7, 2019

City Year Milwaukee Welcomes New Board Member

"City Year’s mission-driven commitment to partnering with schools to improve the odds for those that need it most is an inspiring model for making an impact both in Milwaukee and nationally. I am honored to be joining an organization with an incredible passion for making a difference in our community, our schools and in the lives of our students." Read more to learn about John Roberts, Vice President of Distribution Performance at Northwestern Mutual, and why we are excited to welcome him to our board.

Monday, June 3, 2019

A Year's End

Now that the service year has come to a close, read on to discover what valuable lessons City Year Milwaukee Team Leader, Halina Sims, learned from doing two years of service.