James Madison University Feature on City Year New Orleans Alum Aaron Minnick: Combining Desire to Serve with Living in Your Ideal City
Aaron Minnick graduated from the honors college at James Madison University with a degree in Philosophy. Aaron shares his involvement with City Year, from his biggest accomplishments to how City Year prepared him for his future. Read on to learn more.
Leading by Example: A Conversation Between City Year AmeriCorps Members Reggie and Gerardo [Voices From the Field]
Reggie Stuart and Gerardo Arauz met as students at Georgia Jones Ayers Middle School, a City Year partner school located in the Allapattah community of Miami. Six years later, Reggie and Gerardo crossed paths again as City Year AmeriCorps members serving at the very school in which they first met. Read to learn more about how their experiences as students served by City Year have better prepared them to serve as AmeriCorps members.
Tips for Commuting to and From Service on a Budget
Living on a stipend can be challenging. Finding affordable ways to commute to and from work can go a long way when working with a budget.
Living on a Stipend: Free Audiobooks, Books, Games and Movies
Reading and watching movies are two of our favorite ways to recharge our batteries. There's just one problem: books and movies can be expensive—especially when you're living on a budget. Thankfully, there are a number of resources and apps to help you minimize your out of pocket spend on games, movies and books.
Thoughtful Ways to Say Goodbye to your Students
You spent all school year creating impactful and special moments with your students. Now it’s time to finish strong and say goodbye. Here are some ways to make your goodbyes a meaningful and positive experience for you and your students.