Three Steps to Forge Positive Relationships With Students
A coach who works with City Year AmeriCorps members shares her three tips for mentors who want to forge positive relationships with the students they serve.
Tim Chen is Fired Up to Serve and Pursue His Passion for Education
Ever since a Social Justice Project at his high school, Tim knew he wanted to make a difference in young people’s lives. He was eager to get into the classroom after college, and now he can’t wait to immerse himself in a school and begin learning from his students and his surroundings. Learn about how Tim discovered his passion for education, and why he turned to City Year as a way for him to start on his goal of helping close the education gap.
To Keep Students Connected to #SchoolEveryDay, Remind Them How Much They Matter
City Year AmeriCorps members are committed to helping students, day-after-day and month-after-month, stay in school and on track to graduation, prepared for success in college, career and life. To keep students coming to school every day and engaged with their learning, we are working with schools to ensure belonging and mutual trust are reinforced within the entire school community.
Ayesha is Fired Up to Serve and Help Students
When Ayesha first moved to the United States at the age of seven, she had to learn a new language while adjusting to a completely new environment. Now, as the first woman in her family to graduate from college, Ayesha wants to help other students reach their goals. Learn about why Ayesha decided to serve with City Year, and how she plans to use her experience to further her career plans.
Why I’m Fired up to Serve a Gap Year with City Year Los Angeles
Dexter grew up hearing stories about his dad’s great experience with City Year San José, and decided to do a gap year after high school so he could start making a difference in his community before going to college. Find out how Dexter plans to use his City Year Los Angeles experience to learn more about the public education system and to prepare him for a career in politics fighting educational inequality.