Powerful Results 

Since 1993, City Year AmeriCorps members have positively impacted Providence's most disadvantaged schools. Over the past two decades, we’ve: 

•    Deployed more than 1,000 AmeriCorps members
•    Given 2.5 million hours of service to Providence
•    Led 5,000 volunteers to give back to their community 

Our hard work in Providence has paid off. Recently, we measured our success using our Whole School, Whole Child model and found:

Happier students

87% of teachers agreed that AmeriCorps members increased students’ enjoyment of school
 

Higher grades

38% of students in grades 6 through 9 earning a D or worse in English improved their grades to a C or better
 

Better behavior

100% of principals agreed that AmeriCorps members encouraged students to treat adults with respect
 

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