At a City Year Opening Day ceremony, young leaders across the country pledge to serve, dedicating a year of their lives to making an impact in the lives of the students and communities. Opening Day ceremonies are the literal and symbolic beginning to a new year of helping students to change their educational outcomes and their futures as a whole.

2014 Opening Day

City Year Philadelphia proudly will celebrate its Opening Day on Friday, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m. at South Philadelphia High School. Join us to celebrate the 2014-15 Corps as our 255 AmeriCorps members take their Oath of Service and kick off a powerful new year of service in our city's schools. 

The event is designed as a pep rally. It's high spirited, energy filled, and fun. 

WHEN: Friday, September 19, 2014, at 10 a.m.

WHERE: South Philadelphia High School, 2101 South Broad Street

WHY: To kick off a new year of service in Philadelphia's schools!