My Red Jacket Dedication: To Future Generations
On September 12th, the entire City Year New Hampshire site gathered for an incredibly significant moment in our service year: the Red Jacket Ceremony. Each AmeriCorps and staff member receives their red jacket on this occasion and dedicates their jacket to a person, idea, or cause that inspires them to show up as their best selves every day of service. Hear from our AmeriCorps members about their red jacket dedications and what inspired them to serve!
From Nine Teams to One: The City Year New Hampshire Senior Corps Team
Some City Year AmeriCorps members aren’t done after one year of service. This year, 14 of our most passionate and determined corps members have decided to stay on at City Year and have now formed the incredible Senior Corps Team. Hear more from Service Leader Niki Navarro about this amazing group and the legacy they are leaving.
Celebrating 20 Years of City Year New Hampshire at Opening Day
On September 13th at McDonough Elementary School, City Year New Hampshire officially kicked off our 20th year of service at our Opening Day celebration! Opening Day is always a special occasion for us at City Year as it marks the official launch to our year of service, but this particular celebration has been 20 years in the making, and so we decided to commemorate the occasion in a slightly different way. Read on to hear more!
Basic Training Academy: A Summer Crash Course on the Year to Come
The first day of school is here, but our AmeriCorps members have been already been in service for the past month completing their Basic Training Academy, also known as “a crash course on the year to come.” City Year’s summer training covers everything from how to build a team to how to live on a stipend and more. Hear more from Service Leader Veronica Joyce about all our AmeriCorps members learn and do during these four weeks!
The Road to Citizenship
Our AmeriCorps members accomplish amazing things both within and outside of their years of service. This year, Northwest’s own Olga Remesha became a U.S. Citizen, and was accompanied by her team during her citizenship ceremony. Check out this interview between Andrew Morin and Olga as they discuss the eventful day.