Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Advanced Training Retreat: A Look Inward

Every year in January our site takes a step back from our service and retreats to the lakes region of New Hampshire for three days of reflection and mindfulness. In this blog, Service Leader Jonah Stevenson talks about his experience at our annual Advanced Training Retreat, and why looking inward is such an important part of our service at City Year.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Making Connections After School

City Year AmeriCorps members are with students the whole day, from before the first bell to dismissal from after school program—and sometimes it’s the afterschool clubs that are the most fun for us! In this blog, Jackie Ruggiero discusses how she uses after school time to build a stronger Beech Street School community through fun and creative clubs like Action! and Starfish Corps. Check it out! 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

It Takes a Village: Fundraising for Camp City Year

It would be impossible for City Year to have the impact it does without the support of school administrators, teachers, parents, alumni, and so many more community members. In this blog, AmeriCorps member Kaitlyn Graham talks about how incredible it was to see our community show up to support our students during our fundraising season for Camp City Year. Check it out! 

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Camp City Year Day 4: Investigating the Human Body

Our fourth and final day of Camp City Year last week held both exciting lessons about the human body and heartfelt goodbyes as campers left at the end. You can hear more about the day in our last installment of our Camp City Year blog series here!

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Camp City Year Day 3: Traveling Back in Time

On the third day of Camp City Year, students took a trip through time to visit ancient civilizations! Check out this latest installment in our blog series to hear more from Service Leader Jia He about what she and her students discovered.