Our Approach

Tapping into Baton Rouge’s Potential

At City Year, we believe education has the power to help every child reach his or her potential. However, in high-poverty communities there are external factors and obstacles students are faced with every day that can interfere with their ability to get to school ready to learn.

Our Impact

powerful results

During the 2016-2017 school year, 93 AmeriCorps members served in 11 schools reaching 5,200 students. Along the way, we measured our success.

Our Corps

Highly Skilled Near-Peer mentors

In Baton Rouge, we deploy 93 highly skilled AmeriCorps members to serve in 11 elementary, middle, and high schools. Together, these highly skilled AmeriCorps members are transforming the future for more than 4,500 students.