Building Strategic Partnerships to Provide Students with Year-Round Learning Support
City Year and BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) are developing a new collaborative partnership because we know that for students to succeed in the classroom and beyond, they need access to engaging and rigorous opportunities for academic and social-emotional growth throughout the entire year.
How City Year Proved Me Wrong
Now that I’m nearly seven months into my service year, I can say that City Year has proved me wrong. As it turns out, all of the 'camp' aspects of City Year exist for their own important reasons, and City Year wouldn't be what it is today without them," says Alex Mukherjee, City Year Boston alumnus. Read on to learn how Alex grew to appreciate the cultural components of City Year after he began to understand their purpose and meaning.
How City Year Service Became Tradition for the Fleischman Family
Longstanding Philadelphia residents Bob and Debbie Fleischman have always believed in the importance of community investment. In raising their three young children, Matt, Sarah, Abe, the Fleischmans often reflected on how best to ensure their children understood the importance of creating positive change and giving back.
City Year, A Good First Step for Florida Educators
Many City Year alumni find a year of serving in schools to be a launching pad for a rewarding career in education. Find out how serving with City Year in Florida prepared Mandy Casals ’14, Le´ Amber Dunn ‘14 and Marco David ‘17 to take on the front of the classroom as teachers.
8 Things to Do While Living on A Stipend
It may sound daunting at first—budgeting to make a stipend work, but it will be an incredible experience. Honestly, you may be amazed with how many things you can do for free or for just a few dollars. Here are some of City Year Seattle AmeriCorps alum Bennett Shafer’s favorite ways to maximize fun while living on a budget.