When You Reach Your Destination, Keep Moving
Every year, City Year New Hampshire holds our 18-Minute Networking event, where current AmeriCorps members can speak to alumni, community members, and professionals in fields they are interested in pursuing after City Year. Carlos Santiago reflects on his experience at 18-Minute Networking, sharing how valuable it was for him to meet with City Year alumni who helped him appreciate the CYNH community, and how he can fit into City Year’s future.
City Year is Meaningful For Licensed Educators
City Year can be an amazing opportunity for college graduates from all backgrounds, including education! In this blog, AmeriCorps member Julie Cusano shares her experience as a licensed educator serving with City Year, and how she knows that her year at Northwest Elementary School will make her an even more impactful teacher in her future.
Providing Free Libraries For Students & Families
As part of her service with City Year New Hampshire this year, AmeriCorps VISTA Jess Stern wanted to lead a physical service project that would benefit the families and communities we serve. The end product: free libraries that stand outside three Manchester elementary schools. Learn more about what Jess did to make her vision a reality.
Takeaways from the 2018 Governor's Conference on Volunteerism
Every year, City Year New Hampshire AmeriCorps members attend the Governor's Conference on Volunteerism. This conference is a chance to interact with other volunteers, AmeriCorps members and service professionals, as well as participate in a variety of sessions around themes like volunteer management, fundraising and effective communication. Yi He, a first-year City Year New Hampshire AmeriCorps member, shares her takeaways from the conference and how she has noticed and implemented them in her service with her students.
A Celebration of Service at City Year New Hampshire's Starry Starry Night Gala
City Year New Hampshire's 18th Annual Starry Starry Night gala was a celebration of the shared value of service to a cause greater than self. The event honored veterans, educators, public officials, first responders and members of national service like City Year’s AmeriCorps members. Take a deeper look at the event with Tyler Jones, an AmeriCorps VISTA, as he discusses how his experiences at Starry Starry Night helped him explore his own connections to the idea of service.