Thursday, May 23, 2019

City Year, Red Nose Day and Comcast NBCUniversal Help More Students Reach Their Full Potential in School and Beyond

At a school in California, a student takes a deep breath by the classroom door before returning to his seat. He’s come a long way from the start of the year, when he would have walked out, thanks to his hard work and the support of a City Year AmeriCorps member.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Making Sense Out of Math with Games, Competition and ‘Growth Mindset’

Everyone wins when students become fiercer competitors at games that test their math abilities.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Getting a First Chance to Code with City Year

Computer science skills are increasingly important in the workplace, but too many students don’t get a chance to learn them. That’s why Hour of Code is so important.

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.

Monday, March 4, 2019

How to Get the Most Out of Career Coaching and Mentor Like a Pro

Being a good mentor is about being a good listener, while getting the most out of coaching is about knowing what you want, says a second-year City Year AmeriCorps member. Sounds easy, right?

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