A Before-School Program is Helping Children Start Their Day on the Right Foot [NBC 10 Providence}
At the Carl G. Lauro elementary school in Providence students participate in the Build Our Kids Success (BOKS) program, which emphasizes healthy play. Research shows that the combination of stretching, a skill of the week (such as push-ups or squats) and a variety of other fun physical activities in the morning will help students be more academically active during the school day.
Student is eager to learn at Blaine School [The Philadelphia Tribune]
Karter Stubbs is a student at the James G. Blaine School whose enthusiasm for learning is contagious. Her favorite subject is math and she loves to participate in City Year and dance after school.
From Little Rock to The Big Apple, one City Year AmeriCorps member shares his journey [City Year AmeriCorps]
From Little Rock to NYC, Aaron Agee has spent two years learning and growing while tangibly impacting two different communities for the better. Read more about his journey and how you can get involved here.
Michael Brown and Lesley Rosenthal to lead Harvard Board of Overseers [The Harvard Gazette]
CEO and co-founder of City Year Michael Brown has been elected President of the Harvard Board of Overseers for the 2019-2020 academic year. Lesley Rosenthal (COO of The Juilliard School) will serve as vice chair of the board's executive committee. Read more about Brown and Rosenthal's exciting new roles and their prospective impact here.
Webster Freshmen Design Ideas for Improving Community Park as Part of Inaugural City Lab Program [Tulsa World]
Webster freshmen participating in the inaugural City Lab program volunteered to spend spring break brainstorming ideas for community park improvements.