Running With Sherry Leung: An Alumna’s Commitment to #MakeBetterHappen
This fall, our incredible FY15 alumna Sherry Leung ran the New York City Marathon! After teaching her students at McDonough about setting ambitious goals and having a growth mindset, she decided to take her own advice to heart and start running. Check out her blog about her experience, and how she used her own growth opportunity to champion City Year!
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!
Showing Our Gratitude on Veterans Day
In honor of Veterans Day, City Year New Hampshire hosted four service projects in the Manchester community and assisted with the New Hampshire State Veterans Ceremony in Boscawen. In this blog, AmeriCorps member Vincent Petersen shares the impact he and his peers had at the New Horizons food pantry during their service project on November 12th. Check it out!
City Year New Hampshire's Opening Day and Red Jacket Weekend
Our AmeriCorps members recently had a whirlwind of a weekend, kicking off our year of service at our Opening Day ceremony, hosting alumni at our Red Jacket Weekend event, and taking on two ambitious service projects!
Corporation for National and Community Service Director Visits New Hampshire!
Service Leader Javier Cartagena met with CNCS Director Barbara Stewart and Governor Sununu in a meet & greet at the NH State House to share his experience of service. The event brought together ten AmeriCorps programs from across the state to share news and stories of impact. Take a look to hear the exciting news on national service in New Hampshire!