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Statement by City Year CEO Jim Balfanz on the White House’s proposed budget
February 14, 2020

Jim Balfanz, the CEO of national education nonprofit City Year, today issued a statement on the White House’s FY 2021…

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City Year Denver Welcomes Andy Levy as Managing Director of Development
February 12, 2020

City Year Denver is excited to announce Andy Levy as the organization’s Managing Director of Development. Since 2005, Levy has…

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Events Across Chicago Honor Martin Luther King Jr. [NBC Chicago]
February 4, 2020

Several events took place in the Chicago area Monday to recognize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the federal holiday…

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Instead of taking the day off, volunteers join in MLK Day of Service to honor King’s legacy [Chicago Tribune]

More than 600 volunteers filled the halls of Robert Nathaniel Dett Elementary School on Monday building cubbies and shelves and…

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Annual Scholarship Breakfast, Day Of Service Honor Civil Rights Leader’s Legacy [CBS Chicago]

Gov. JB Pritzker was among hundreds of volunteers who donated the time for City Year Chicago’s annual Martin Luther king…

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More than 200 volunteers spruce up high school in South Boston in honor of MLK [7 News]
January 28, 2020

More than 200 volunteers filled the halls of Excel High School in South Boston to paint murals, office spaces, lounges,…

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City Year receives grant to expand networks for school improvement
December 16, 2019

City Year, in partnership with the Everyone Graduates Center at John Hopkins University’s School of Education, received a second grant from the Bill…

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James A. Balfanz named CEO of City Year
December 9, 2019

Boston (December 6, 2019) – After a rigorous national search, City Year’s board of trustees has selected James A. Balfanz, a…

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On #GivingTuesday, how nonprofit City Year has changed students’ lives
December 3, 2019

Early Today got a firsthand look at one school in the Bronx where donations to City Year have provided invaluable…

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City Year helps students reach their full potential and graduate [MSNBC]
November 27, 2019

Director Laura Hamm and Impact Manager Shani Walter discuss City Year’s work to assist schools in augmenting student success.

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Volunteers Give Back to Blankenburg Elementary School
November 3, 2019

City Year Philadelphia and Wells Fargo recently partnered for a Signature Day of Caring at Blackenburg elementary school

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City Year launches program in Buffalo to help students and schools succeed
October 15, 2019

City Year announces the official launch of its Buffalo program in partnership with five public schools

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