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.
City Year Tulsa's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service: A Photo Essay
AmeriCorps member, Megan Carter, and her Service Reserves team helped plan and execute City Year Tulsa's sixth Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Now she looks back and shares some of her favorite memories and photos she took from the event.
#HumansOfCYTulsa: There Are So Many Ways to Serve
Lacey fell in love with service and education after a year as an AmeriCorps member with Reading Partners, where she helped students learn to read and even partnered with City Year! Today she continues her service as our Community Engagement Manger and is looking back at the journey that led her here.