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Our stories

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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The Corps
Bank of America’s Support to CYGB Expansion
February 7, 2022

For over 30 years, Bank of America has provided critical resources in support of City Year’s holistic student-facing programming. From…

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Education
The Benefits of Social Emotional Learning
August 17, 2021

By Kate Seltzer, City Year Boston AmeriCorps member ’21 “You are my other me. When I do harm to you,…

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Equity
Celebrating Black History Month
March 1, 2021

During the month of February, City Year Boston celebrated Black History Month and the accomplishments of Black individuals, organizations, and movements…

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The Corps
Meet Taco Bell’s Live Más Scholarship Winner, Clark Shimeall
December 11, 2020

Meet City Year Boston alum and Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship winner Clark Shimeall who shares about his journey with City…

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Our Alumni
A Letter from a City Year Boston Alum
April 23, 2020

Give now to support AmeriCorps members’ service in virtual classrooms. Isabel Barros is the City Year Boston Alumni Board Chair…

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Our Alumni
#WCW: Alex Diorio
October 23, 2019

Alex Diorio is a very proud alum of City Year (2014, 2015) and had the privilege to serve in two…

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Our Alumni
#WCW: Erina Colombo
August 23, 2019

Erina Colombo is an Event Vice-Chair with City Year Boston and our first #WomxnCrushWednesday interviewee! Each week leading up to our…

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Education
65 years after Brown v. Board of Education: Envisioning the future
May 7, 2019

In the 65 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that racial segregation in…

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Our Alumni
Alumni spotlight: Allison Paul
August 10, 2018

After graduating from Boston College with B.A. in Sociology, Allison answered the call to service as a mentor and role…

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