#WomanOfCYTulsa: Women's History & The Impact A '200-year present' Holds For A CYT AmeriCorps Member
In honor of Women’s History Month, City Year Tulsa Team Leader and Senior AmeriCorps member, Ellen Hughes, gives homage to the women who came before her and to those whose contributions fall parallel to our work here at City Year.
Student Discussions Highlight Black History & Current Cultural Topics
#BlackHistoryMonth has come to an end, but the impact black lives have had and continue to have in our country is important for our students to understand, whether or not they identify as black themselves.
AmeriCorps Member & Her Partner Teacher Share Reflections on Tulsa's Black History
Jasmine and her partner teacher often discuss how and why she chose to become a teacher in Tulsa, OK, and what she knew about its history before coming here with Teach For America. Being born and raised in Tulsa, Jasmine wanted to share her hometown’s history with her teacher. After talking and sharing stories with each other, they decided to take students on a field trip to Black Wall Street.
#HumansOfCYTulsa: Service with City Year Helps Alumnus Develop Passion, Skills and Purpose to Fight Food Insecurity
In a special Alumni Edition of #HumansOfCYTulsa, City Year Tulsa Alumnus, Allen Collins, talks about how serving with City Year helped him develop a passion for service, the professional skills to contribute, and the purpose to continue serving and fight food insecurity in our community with Hunger Free Oklahoma.
#HumansOfCYTulsa: Finding Empathy & Motivation For Service From One's Own Past Academic Experiences
Everyone has their own unique experiences with education and learning drawn from times when they may have struggled or excelled in school themselves. Richard reflects on how he used past experiences to motivate and aid in his work with students.