Wednesday, December 20, 2017

From City Year to Small Business

Alumna Hadley Douglas, who served at the McKay School in East Boston from 1995-1996, reconnected to City Year Boston by coincidence.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving Service Day 2017

Last Friday, several generous City Year Boston partners and champions came together at City Year Headquarters to work on projects benefiting five wonderful organizations. These five organizations work to address hunger and homelessness in the Boston area.

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Power of Representation for Students

Growing up I had very few teachers of color and like my students, I found it hard to talk to someone about my experiences or find a mentor. Being in the classroom as an AmeriCorps member made me realize how much representation in education matters to students and families. I believe for students of color to succeed in school and for education to have a better impact on their lives they must grow up seeing people of color in positions of power and leadership.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Coming Full Circle

Alumna Alysa Buchanan, who served at the Condon K-8 School from 1996-1997 on the Gillette Team, shares about her journey to service and life after City Year.