A Day In the Life of a City Year
City Year AmeriCorps members accomplish a huge amount in one day! In this blog, AmeriCorps member Annika Bell takes us through what each day looks like for a City Year serving at Henry Wilson Elementary School, from early starts to morning greeting to recess. Read on to hear more!
The Beginning of a Partnership
Every City Year AmeriCorps member is paired with one or two partner teachers, whose classes they will serve in for the whole year. Holly Fields shares her experience meeting and beginning to work with her incredible partner teacher, Mrs. Belland, at Gossler Park Elementary School. Check it out!
The Impact of Kindness
Happy World Kindness Day! At City Year, we see acts of kindness happen all the time in our schools and communities. In this blog, AmeriCorps member Andrew Redlund explains the power of kindness in his classroom, and how practicing kindness can change the world. Check it out!
My Red Jacket Dedication: Facing the Challenges Ahead
As winter rolls in to New Hampshire, it’s especially important for our AmeriCorps members to remember their red jacket dedications and their reasons for giving a year to national service. Fortunately, Caitlyn Reilly has no shortage of motivation or inspiration. In this blog she discusses who and what she dedicated her red jacket to, and the different tools she uses to stay motivated to deliver excellent service every day. Check it out!
Patience and Persistence Pay Off
Every day our AmeriCorps members work with a diverse student population facing a myriad of struggles both at home and in school. Colin Binswanger, an AmeriCorps member serving at Bakersville Elementary School, shares about his work with a refugee student learning English, and how the extra support he gives is already paying off for his student. Read on to hear more!