City Year Philadelphia
At City Year Philadelphia, we believe that all students can succeed and that developing the skills and mindsets of children and young adults contributes to strong, vibrant communities—outcomes that benefit all of us. Each year, diverse teams of AmeriCorps members support thousands of students in schools citywide.
Support students in Philadelphia
Philadelphia is a vibrant, diverse city known for a commitment to service and education. It was recently recognized as a national model for making serving the community more common. City Year Philly is proud to be a part of the mission, with diverse teams of AmeriCorps members supporting students in schools throughout the city. Join us this year as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary and advance our momentum forward for the next 25 years.
From famous historical sites, arts, culture and music to authentic Philly cheesesteaks, die-hard sports fans, and more, see all that Philadelphia has to offer.
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Go into your City Year with resource and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year Philadelphia experience.
Philadelphia is a mid-size city that offers a lot to explore ranging from its famous historical sites to the outdoors. It is an ideal place for young people to serve and make an impact in students’ lives and the community.Read about the local benefits
We’ll walk you through how to use public transportation to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year experience.See our Philadelphia city guide