Wednesday, March 20, 2019

What Do City Year AmeriCorps Members Do? Run Afterschool Programs

Our day doesn’t end when the final school bell rings. The afterschool program space allows us to deepen our relationship and offers additional, enriching learning spaces with our students. Year San José alumnae Kailey Rawston and Liza Flores share how they managed afterschool time and creatively engaged 100 students.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Five Things We Love About Living in San José

Seated in the heart of Silicon Valley, City Year San José has been serving schools and students since 1994—before the advent of tech luxuries like wireless internet and the ubiquitous smartphone. Read on to learn why you should consider choosing this beautiful west coast city for your next move!

Friday, March 15, 2019

Choosing a Life of Service: From Peace Corps to City Year

"When you’ve been a part of something greater than yourself it’s impossible to return to business as usual. I knew when I arrived home [from the Peace Corps] that I needed to find work that challenged me, fulfilled me and reminded me every day how much of a privilege it is to serve your community. City Year has done all of that for me and more." City Year Tulsa staff member Hailey Holferty shares her story.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

A City Year supporter shares her love for her hometown of Buffalo, NY

“Buffalo needs City Year, but City Year also needs Buffalo. It's not every day that you find you like-minded communities that are so evenly matched. I think it's because both want it to be better and because the youth of Buffalo are unstoppable.” Brooke Muggia shares her reflections about bringing the organization she cares about so much to her hometown.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Why Milwaukee is a Great Place to Live

Milwaukee—which means ‘good land’—truly is a great place for renters, food lovers and outdoor adventurers. Read on to learn why you should consider serving with City Year Milwaukee for the 2019-2020 school year.