Planning a Literacy Family Engagement Night
“Even though I had spent the previous four weeks or so going nuts over the most minute details, as I walked around the event, I realized that I never had to worry at all... I saw how much fun the students and their families were having. The smiles on the children’s faces when they got a question right and turned to their parents to celebrate their success—really, there’s nothing like it.” Hear more from McDonough’s Abby Milonas on their recent literacy night and how she and her team pulled it off!
From Corps to Corps: A Profile of a City Year Member
“You probably wouldn’t think that working with children would come easily to a grizzly, sailor-talking marine, and yet here we are.” Meet one of our incredible AmeriCorps members, Jaidon White, and hear what he has to say about how serving with City Year has impacted him.
Give a Year. Change the World. Then What?
Service can sometimes feel all-consuming, and it’s hard to see into the future to where you’ll be once your year is over. Thanks to our corporate partner Comcast NBCUniversal, AmeriCorps members are consistently provided with the supports they need to create their Leadership After City Year plans. Hear more from Service Leader Anita Lantz on how Comcast supports AmeriCorps members through initiatives like Comcast Career Day!
Make Every Moment Matter
The most magical part of being a City Year is building trusting relationships with the students who need them most. In this blog, AmeriCorps member Stephanie Resila discusses how small moments can lead to profound and impactful relationships, and it’s through these moments that one student at a time, City Years make a difference.
My Partner Teacher and Me: Life in the Third Grade
Some classrooms just have a magic about them because of the awesome partnership forged between a City Year and a teacher. In this blog, Niki Navarro discusses how her partnership with her teacher, Miss Vadala, has helped both her and her students achieve so much more than any of them thought possible. Check it out!