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Michigan’s AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month
March 9, 2021

As the Impact Manager for City Year Detroit at Cody High School, Shaina Davidson supervises and coaches a team of…

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City Year Detroit Gets At-Risk Students on Track for Graduation
March 1, 2021

“When you bring kids into a school and they feel safe, confident, and a sense of belonging — that’s when…

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Zoom screenshot of 12 City Year AmeriCorps members meeting
What a meaningful (virtual) school day looks like now [Chalk Beat]
February 3, 2021

When school went online, the usual peer bonding time during class, recess, and lunch evaporated, and individual curiosities became harder…

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City Year AmeriCorps helps Detroit students and schools succeed [CBS Detroit]
July 10, 2019

In the 2018-2019 school year, City Year AmeriCorps members served in 10 Detroit schools, reaching more than 6,500 elementary, middle…

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City Year Detroit AmeriCorps members make a difference in Detroit schools [Chalk Beat]
June 21, 2018

City Year AmeriCorps members go on to serve as teachers and in other professions that serve their communities.

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City Year connects with Detroit students in need [WDIV TV Local 4]
November 9, 2017

City Year AmeriCorps members have been helping students at Burns Elementary-Middle School on Detroit’s west side. ???This is a way…

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City Year tucks Detroit kids under their mentors’ arms; they gain trust and hope [Detroit Free Press]
October 9, 2017

Independent studies have found that City Year makes a difference. Schools with corps members are two to three times more…

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The case for City Year Detroit [The Detroit News]
March 15, 2017

The model works. A third-party study found that schools that partner with City Year are two to three times more…

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Taco Bell Foundation and City Year partner to celebrate AmeriCorps member appreciation month
March 6, 2017

Taco Bell Foundation will join forces with City Year, a national education organization that helps students stay in school and…

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We know how to better educate our kids [The Detroit News]
March 29, 2016

We know how to better educate our kids

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It takes a village to improve student attendance
April 7, 2015

It takes a village of leaders and mentors like those at City Year AmeriCorps to improve student attendance.

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