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City Year Providence

Providence has great food, architecture, history, colleges and culture. A magnet for creatives and young people, Providence is committed to improving education for its students. City Year is proud to work in partnership with the city’s public schools to achieve this goal.

Support students in Providence

We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.

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Hello, Providence!

From exploring nature and the outdoors, enjoying the rich, vibrant arts scene see all Providence has to offer.

Get to know our city

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Addressing the challenge

There are 60 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with nearly 5,000 students throughout Providence.

See where the corps works

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Our impact in Providence

We partner with educators while supporting our students so that they are able to fully take advantage of their drive and skillsets.

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Ready to apply?

Great! We are excited to work together to grow our communities, while you learn valuable skills for the future.

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Your City Year Providence resources

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 Providence experience.

Why Providence?

Providence is a mid-size city that offers a lot to explore ranging from its famous historical sites, to its incredible arts and theater scene, to its beautiful beaches and parks. There are campuses for eight colleges and universities in Providence, which means the city is full of young people and entertainment and services catering to young people. With an affordable cost of living, Providence is an ideal place to serve and make an impact in students’ lives and the community.

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Explore the city

We’ll walk you through how to use RIPTA 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 Providence experience.

See our Providence city guide

Leadership | Providence

Our executive director and local leadership are committed to building a stronger Providence by supporting and developing our AmeriCorps members...

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Partnerships | Providence

Their generosity helps us support nearly 5,000 students. Together, we’re contributing to a clearer and bolder vision of what public schools can and...

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In the News | Providence

Providence is home to a close-knit and welcoming community known for its commitment to improving education.

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Support | Providence

City Year enables the leaders of tomorrow to impact our communities today. Join us in helping all students thrive.

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