AmeriCorps Member Spotlight: Alexis Richardson
Alexis Richardson is grateful she had a positive experience with education growing up, so positive, in fact, she decided she wanted to become a teacher. Serving with City Year Tulsa has allowed her to test drive a career in education while making a positive impact in the lives of the students she works with at Sequoyah Elementary School.
City Year Tulsa Alumni Interview With Kyle Reed
Kyle Reed is one of City Year Tulsa’s first alumni. While his decision to serve is what first brought him to Tulsa, many of our corps members still see and work with him today. So, we wanted to check back in with Kyle to learn a little about his City Year experience and see how he’s doing now.
Affinity Group Spotlight: Melanin Madness Gives ACMs of Color A Means for Support & Progress
City Year Tulsa establishes a new Affinity Group to create space for ACMs of color to not only share their experiences and support each other during their service, but also educate all ACMs on how to address and solve racial issues inside and outside City Year and connect with Tulsa's black community.
Reflections & Ripples: City Year Tulsa Examines Community’s Racial History to Develop Cultural Awareness & Advocacy
City Year Tulsa’s AmeriCorps Members took time during their annual Mid-Year Summit to reflect on the ways history has impacted Tulsa, their students and themselves at the Greenwood Cultural Center where they learned about the Greenwood community massacre (also referred to as the “Tulsa race riots”) of 1921 and participated in leadership development exercises meant to foster cultural awareness and emphasizes the role social justice plays in the City Year experience.
An Idealist Guide to The Idealist's Journey
Throughout the year, City Year AmeriCorps Members are challenged to think deeper about what they are learning and experiencing during their service. In a nutshell, the Idealist’s Journey is City Year’s leadership development program that gives our ACMs a space to enhance their City Year experience by reflecting, writing and thinking about their service year.