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Leadership in Memphis

Our executive director, staff, alumni, board members and partners are committed to building a stronger Memphis by supporting and developing our AmeriCorps members as leaders in their schools and community.

Robyn Ford

Robyn Ford City Year MemphisSenior Vice President and Executive Director for City Year Memphis

Robyn Ford was born in Columbia, South Carolina, but made Memphis home in 2016. She started her City Year journey as an Impact Manager with City Year Columbia in 2014 and joined the City Year Memphis startup team in 2016. Robyn is the longest-standing staff member in Memphis, and she served as the Operations Manager, Development Manager, Development Director, and Interim Executive Director. She has her Bachelor of Arts in English from Spelman College and Master of Arts in Public Relations & Advertising from DePaul University. Prior to City Year, Robyn served as a substitute teacher while running her social media consulting business—Warm Soles Consulting.

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These talented and dedicated professionals support the success of our students and develop our AmeriCorps members as leaders.

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City Year depends on committed public and private sector partners in Memphis to support our work.

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More than 40 AmeriCorps members positively impact more than 2,000 students in Memphis.

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Students who work with City Year report better academic outcomes than similar students who don't.

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