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City Year’s work is founded upon 10 core values. Belief in the Power of Young People, Empathy, Social Justice for...

Read more about CYP Hosts Third Year of BARWE215 - Building Anti-Racist White Educators Philadelphia
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On Tuesday, March 23, members of the City Year Philly community gathered for our third virtual school visit with AmeriCorps...

Read more about Spotlight on Southwark School: A Recap of City Year Philly's Third Virtual Visit
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Left: Amanda Gamble during her time serving with City Year Philadelphia in 2011-2012.  Right: Amanda with Mayor Jim Kenney and...

Read more about Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Gamble, Chief Service Officer of the City of Philadelphia
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City Year Philadelphia’s second virtual Lunch & Learn took place on Monday, February 22. The event was moderated by Darryl Bundrige, Executive Director and Vice President of City Year...

Read more about The Power of Mentorship: A Recap of City Year Philly's Second Lunch & Learn

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Darryl Bundrige highlights AmeriCorps members whose commitment to national service in our schools is helping students and teachers manage disruptions,...

Read more about Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks [Generocity]
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This week, Walter Wallace, Jr. — a son, a father, a loved one, and friend — had his life taken...

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CYP Impact Manager, Raijene Dreuitt, and Kensington High School Assistant Principal, Jamie Clark, discuss their collaborative approach to pursuing education...

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