City Year Philadelphia
Philadelphia is a vibrant, diverse city known for its commitment to community service and education. City Year Philly is proud to be a part of this mission, with 200 AmeriCorps members supporting students in 19 schools.
Support students in Philadelphia
Philadelphia is a vibrant, diverse city known for a commitment to service and education. It was recently recognized as a national model for making serving the community more common. City Year Philly is proud to be a part of the mission as 200 AmeriCorps members support students in 19 schools.
From famous historical sites, arts, culture and music to authentic Philly cheesesteaks, die-hard sports fans, and more, see all that Philadelphia has to offer.
Addressing the challenge
We partner with educators in lifting up our students and helping create learning environments where all students can build on their strengths and fully engage in learning.
Your City Year Philadelphia resources
Go into your City Year with resource and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year Philadelphia experience.
Philadelphia is a mid-size city that offers a lot to explore ranging from its famous historical sites to the outdoors. It is an ideal place for young people to serve and make an impact in students’ lives and the community.Read about the local benefits
Explore the city
We’ll walk you through how to use public transportation to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year experience.See our Philadelphia city guide