If you’re reading this blog post, there’s a good chance that you’re considering dedicating a year of your life to serving with City Year. While it’s tempting for me to ramble on for the next 300 words about how much I love this organization and why I think you will too, I’ve decided to spare you my own opinion and instead let you hear from the people who matter most: the students. A group of students at Grover Washington Jr. Middle School were asked to answer the question “Why should more people join City Year?” Here are some of their responses:
The students at Grover Washington Jr. Middle School love having City Year in their school, and they hope that their words will convince more young adults to dedicate a year to serving youth. If you’re interested in learning more, check out the 10 things you should know about City Year before you apply.