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Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year AmeriCorps members, students, partners and alums.

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When Service Changes Your Life – Erin Willis
October 23, 2023

City Year L.A. alum, Erin Willis (’17 and ’18), shared her story of impact and reflected on her years as…

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The Corps
The Ripple Effects of Mentorship: Bianca Samayoa
October 12, 2023

What does it really mean to have someone, a mentor, change your life? The concept of being part of that…

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Our Impact
Reflecting on a year of service: Sophia Torres
July 21, 2023

City Year AmeriCorps member Sophia Torres reflects on her first year of service with City Year Los Angeles and why…

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Our Impact
Reflecting on a year of service: Emilio Monahan
July 18, 2023

Emilio Monahan, who just completed his first year of service and will return next year on the Civic Engagement team,…

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The Corps
Congratulations CYLA’s AmeriCorps Class of 2023!
June 21, 2023

More than 100 City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps members served a total of 127,127.5 collective hours and supported more than…

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Our Impact
Ronaldo Mateo-Ramirez: Paying it forward through service
June 13, 2023

Ronaldo Mateo-Ramirez had a City Year AmeriCorps member. Their support helped Ronaldo graduate high school and inspired him to join…

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Our Community
City Year LA’s Silvia Fausto Honored at The. L.A Rams’ Latinx Heritage Month Celebration
October 26, 2022

On October 9th, The Los Angeles Rams honored City Year Los Angeles Program Manager and alum, Silvia Fausto, during their…

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The Corps
Congrats City Year L.A. AmeriCorps Class of 2022!
June 16, 2022

Congratulations this year’s City Year Los Angeles graduates and our amazing awardees. It was truly an honor to serve alongside…

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Our Impact
Celebrating our 15th annual MLK Day of Service
January 26, 2022

On January 17th, our Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team brought together 230 staff and AmeriCorps members for our 15th annual…

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Our Impact
Snapchat and City Year Los Angeles celebrate World Kindness Week
November 23, 2021

Our Los Angeles Civic Engagement Team supported 580 Snapchat volunteers in virtual and in-person service projects for World Kindness Week!

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Our Community
Celebrating Filipino-American Leaders in our Community
November 4, 2021

October marks Filipino American Heritage Month. To celebrate, we’re spotlighting three incredible staff and corps members who left their mark…

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The Corps
City Year Los Angeles Opening Day 2021
October 27, 2021

Earlier this month we virtually welcomed our 2021-22 AmeriCorps class, marking the official beginning of our 15th year of service in Los Angeles and Inglewood.    Our Opening Day celebration…

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