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MLK Day is Not a Day Off; It’s a Day for National Service [Medium]
January 13, 2023

This Monday, January 16th, we will pause to reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s incredible life and legacy, which…

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City Year NY’s Quamid Francis named to City & State NY’s Nonprofit Power 100
October 6, 2022

Quamid Francis, City Year New York’s executive director and senior vice president, included in City & State New York’s 2022…

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Tennis star Rafael Nadal mentors City Year NY students

Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal mentors City Year New York students from East Harlem and South Bronx with support from Santander.

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City Year New York Announces New Leader
January 24, 2022

City Year New York (CYNY) is pleased to announce that Quamid Francis has been selected as the organization’s new executive…

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How the nonprofit City Year New York is helping kids thrive during the pandemic [Today]
December 1, 2020

Early Today highlights City Year New York and their efforts to help kids cope and thrive in a school year…

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City Year joins Comcast NBCUniversal to bring 18th annual Comcast Cares Day to life
May 3, 2019

The celebration of volunteerism and service highlights the strength of Comcast NBCUniversal and City Year’s year-round partnership

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Nonprofit City Year New York fuels the spirit of Giving Tuesday [TODAY]
November 27, 2018

The education nonprofit City Year New York, which provides classroom and schoolwide support to students in New York City, is…

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Comcast NBCUniversal and City Year announce renewed partnership agreement
August 14, 2018

Comcast NBCUniversal announced a three-year partnership renewal agreement, which brings Comcast NBCUniversal’s overall support of City Year to nearly $115 million cash and in-kind.

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City Year New York honors Comcast NBCUniversal with first ‘Champion of Service’ award for improving the lives of thousands of NYC public school students
April 16, 2018

City Year New York honors David L. Cohen with the Comcast NBCUniversal Champion of Service Award

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Trump’s Budget, Breaking Tradition, Seeks Cuts to Service Programs [New York Times]
May 31, 2017

Mr. Trump’s budget proposal ends eight decades of presidential leadership on national service, said AnnMaura Connolly, president of Voices for…

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City Year works to reverse drop-out numbers [MSNBC]
November 29, 2016

Kids who drop out are eight times as likely to become incarcerated and three times more likely to be unemployed….

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Gap year may have benefits long after college [The New York Times]
April 22, 2016

Students who take a gap year tend to perform better academically, and a gap year spent in national service has…

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