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Thursday, October 17, 2019

A Promise to Our Students: Including Diversity in Literature

Service Leader Nicole Nover is a classic bookworm and has a passion for sharing her love of reading with her students. However, she noticed that many of the children’s books her students were reading in school didn’t always reflect who they were. Nicole then made a promise to her students: that the books she asked and encouraged them to read would be truly representative of the diversity of our students and Manchester community.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

My Red Jacket Dedication: Showing Up for Others

When our AmeriCorps members start their year of service, they each dedicate their red jackets to a person, idea, or cause that will inspire them to show up excellently every day of service. Check out this latest installment of our Red Jacket Dedication blog series to hear from AmeriCorps member Lindsay Veilleux about her dedication!

Monday, October 7, 2019

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!

Thursday, October 3, 2019

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.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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!