City Year Alumni Spotlight
On this week’s blog post, we have an Alumni Spotlight from 2015-2016 City Year Philadelphia AmeriCorps Member, Dominique Smith! She served at James G. Blaine Middle School working with 4th grade students. She is a graduate of Penn State University, and currently serves as a Behavioral Coach at Belmont Charter School. Read more about her experience with City Year:
Comcast Cares Day 2017
On April 22, 2017, City Year joined forces with a long time partner Comcast NBCUniversal to serve a local Philadelphia school for the annual Comcast Cares Day. Comcast Cares Day brings out thousands of Comcast NBCUniversal employees who join communities to do amazing service projects in various cities around the world.
AmeriCorps Member Spotlight: Meet Cate MacQueen
Meet AmeriCorps Member, Cate MacQueen, serving at Southwark Elementary School Team. Watch the video to know more about what City Year AmeriCorps Member does.
Teaching Social Justice
"Teaching for Social Justice is important as agents for change in the schools we serve." Our AmeriCorps Member, Erica Hawkins, reminds us to keep an open heart and mind when teaching social justice. Read more:
The Many Hats of a Corps Member
"When you wear your red City Year bomber, people instantly recognize that you are a safe, caring adult. It is an honor, undoubtedly, but wearing the red bomber is also a responsibility, like a fire fighter. Wear it, and communities will want your help."