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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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2024 City Year San Antonio Idealists of the Year
March 13, 2024

In the past, City Year San Antonio has recognized one Idealist of the Year annually. In 2024, we are taking…

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Our Community
Spotlight on Norm Goldberger, City Year Philly’s 2024 Idealist of the Year
March 11, 2024

Norm Goldberger (center, light blue shirt) and his Ballard Spahr colleagues host a meet & greet for the Bethune Elementary…

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The Corps
City Year AmeriCorps members support each other
March 7, 2024

As we step into AmeriCorps Appreciation Week (March 10-16, 2024), which City Year celebrates all month long, it’s a perfect…

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Our Impact
Our equitable research learning journey continues
March 4, 2024

City Year’s equity-based research journey continues City Year has always been a learning organization, seeking out feedback, developing deep collaborations,…

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Our Impact
My Yellow Jacket Story
February 27, 2024

Every year, City Year AmeriCorps members in California are given the iconic yellow bomber jacket that they wear every day…

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Our Impact
Celebrating Black History Month at City Year Milwaukee 
February 26, 2024

Black History Month Programming at City Year Milwaukee   This February, we are honoring Black history, resilience, and achievement both…

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Our Community
Reflecting on “The Black Man Can” Event: Celebrating Empowerment and Community

Last Friday afternoon, Dr. Michael Stevens, Executive Director of CYDC, and Gavin Ware, Managing Director of External Affairs, accompanied by…

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Our Alumni
City Year honors three outstanding alums

Awards season is in full swing, and that includes here at City Year! We recently hosted our annual alumni awards…

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Our Community
What Black History Month Means to Me

Black History Month, to me, means celebrating. If you were to ask what it meant to me when I was…

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Our Community
The Importance of Black American History to Me

For far too long, Black American History has been relegated to the margins of the American narrative, unjustly dismissed as…

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Our Community
Black History Month: What it Means to Me

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their vital roles…

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The Corps
Meet City Year Detroit’s Team Cody & Team Law!
February 23, 2024

City Year Detroit AmeriCorps members serve as Student Success Coaches from the morning bell to the end of the day…

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