Tuesday, February 26, 2013

City Year Praises New School Turnaround AmeriCorps Initiative to Turnaround Low-Performing Schools by Leveraging National Service

Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, along with Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, announced a new collaboration between their two agencies: School Turnaround AmeriCorps.

Friday, February 22, 2013

New Report Highlights Role of Nonprofits in Overcoming Educational Effects of Poverty

Report to be released next week, sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is collaboration between City Year and the Johns Hopkins University School of Education

Friday, February 1, 2013

Statement from City Year CEO & Co-Founder Michael Brown on the Passing of Mayor Ed Koch

Michael Brown, CEO and Co-Founder of City Year, a national, education-focused organization that deploys diverse teams of young people to serve a year in high-need schools, issued this statement today recognizing Mayor Ed Koch for his leadership in national service.

Friday, January 25, 2013

City Year, Inc. Names Manny Diaz, Sandra Edgerley and Andrea Encarnacao Martin to its National Board of Trustees

City Year, an education-focused national service organization, has named former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz, Boston-area philanthropist Sandra Edgerley, and Boston Latin School Counselor Andrea Nicole Encarnacao Martin to its national Board of Trustees.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

City Year Launches Ten-Year Strategy to Build the Nation's Urban Graduation Pipeline

City Year Seeks to Dramatically Increase the Number of Students Reaching 10th Grade on Track to Graduate and Scale to Reach Nearly One Million Students in More than 1,000 High Poverty Schools, Longtime supporters pledge $10 million to launch bold initiative