A Message from Meralis
Happy New Year! 2019 is off to a great start for City Year Milwaukee. Read on to learn more about exciting City Year Milwaukee updates from Executive Director, Meralis Hood.
Clarke Street Dream Team: Meet Principal Shunda Davis and Assisant Principal Erika Minzlaff
"Clarke Street School and I are so fortunate to have two amazing leaders to look up to each day, modeling that strength, compassion, flexibility, and order, are all simultaneously possible. Thank you, Ms. Davis and Ms. Minzlaff for your commitment to this school and each and every one of the scholars who attend it!" Read on to learn more about Principal Shunda Davis and Assisant Principal Erika Minzlaff and how they powerfully lead Clarke Street School.
City Year Milwaukee and Talkspace Partner to Provide AmeriCorps Members and Staff with Counseling Services
City Year has partnered with Talkspace, the global leader in online therapy, to support 137 City Year AmeriCorps members and staff who serve in high-need communities across Milwaukee. Read on to learn more about this partnership and how it is expected to help City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps members best support the students they serve.
City Year Milwaukee Makes a Difference on Second Service Day of the Year
"The reason I came back was to support my city and that’s exactly what I was able to do when I returned to my elementary school for Make a Difference Day." - Jeesenia Zavala, Team Leader on the Casimir Pulaski High School Team. Read on to learn more about City Year Milwaukee's second service day of the year, Make a Difference Day, and why our AmeriCorps members believe physical service is an important aspect of their service year!
City Year Milwaukee Welcomes New Board Member
"I am proud to stand with City Year Milwaukee to help more students achieve success and reduce equity gaps so that all individuals in our region achieve their true potential.” Read more to learn about Milwaukee Area Technical College President, Dr. Vicki J. Martin, and how excited our site is to have her join our team.