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.
Would you like your “café con leche?" - New Affinity Group Celebrates Latinx Culture & Serves Hispanic Students
¿Come se dice "make better happen" in Espanol? Café Con Leche is one of the newest affinity groups at City Year Tulsa, created this year to bring together AmeriCorps members to discuss challenges and brainstorm ways to better serve our Spanish-speaking students.
#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.
#HumansOfCYTulsa: AmeriCorps Member Gets Opportunity to Share & Grow During Executives For Education Breakfast
AmeriCorps member, Erica Rodriguez, is proud to have had a major growth opportunity speaking at our recent Executives for Education Breakfast about her unique experience as both a student who received support from City Year in Philadelphia and now serving students herself with City Year Tulsa.