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.
Student Stories- Qwanis and Sabien
AmeriCorps member Qwanis Bradley and her student, Sabien, talk about their City Year journey together and highlight some of the impacts City Year has had on their year so far.
AmeriCorps Spotlight- Sarah Tirnanic
City Year AmeriCorps Member Sarah Tirnanic tells her City Year story, highlighting her dedication to service and the impact City Year has had on her life.
Ripples of Hope
On Tuesday, December 12, QuickTrip CEO Chet Cadieux and City Year Tulsa held our inaugural Executives for Education breakfast at the Summit Club. The goal was to unite executives across Tulsa in the call to support our education system. AmeriCorps member Dierdra Kelly addressed executives and fellow Corps members, offering remarks of hope and a bright future for education in Oklahoma.