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City Year Philly is currently accepting applications for our December 2 mid-year deadline to begin serving in schools January 9. We spoke with Helen Moreira, Team Leader at Bethune School, about their experience applying to serve as a mid-year Corps member last year. Read our Q&A with Helen to learn more!

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The Corps

The school year may have started, but it’s not too late to serve with City Year Philly! We’re currently accepting...

Read more about Meet a Mid-Year AmeriCorps member: Helen Moreira, Team Leader at Bethune School
Our Alumni

City Year Philly AmeriCorps members Andrew Gupta, Dimir Leftwich, and Saige Cornick-Turpin speak about their LACY (Leadership After City Year)...

Read more about What’s next after City Year Philly? A LACY interview with three 2021-22 AmeriCorps members
The Corps

Left: Tyrea Barnes, Comcast Site Leadership Award Winner Right: AmeriCorps Greatness Award Winners Lydia Izzo, Tessa Hannigan, Andrea Barajas, and...

Read more about Celebrating City Year Philly’s 2022 Graduation Award Winners

City Year Philadelphia’s founding year was really magical. The staff and Corps were just amazing. The Corps stepped up time and time again because they believed in the potential of the site. I know that our founding Corps would be proud of the work that’s happening today in Philadelphia.

Stephen Spaloss Founding Executive Co-Director, City Year Philadelphia (currently Chief Equity Officer, City Year)

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Weinstein has worked with Philly students from upper elementary to high school grades through City Year, an AmeriCorps program. Over...

Read more about Full-time tutors are coming to Philly schools to make reading more fun — and less like a chore

City Year Philadelphia Senior AmeriCorps member, Andrea Barajas is an animation artist who loves to work on team projects and...

Read more about PennSERVE Success Stories

Year after year, the City Year Philadelphia teams serving at Southwark School exemplify the mission of Community Schools. Corps Members...

Read more about Mayor Honors More than 30 Community School Champions
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