Friday, May 17, 2019

65 Years after Brown v. Board of Education: Social Justice Entrepreneur Hubie Jones Reflects on the State of Education and His Vision for the Future

In the 65 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional, Hubie Jones has fought to make equal access to education a reality. Hubie, founder of Massachusetts Advocates for Children and a charter trustee of the Boston-based education nonprofit City Year, spoke about progress and pitfalls in the quest for educational equity in the decades since the landmark ruling.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Mentoring in Schools Is a Two-Way Street

Justin sees his journey towards his current role as coming full circle from his days at City Year. He says the relationships he formed as an AmeriCorps member have helped him guide the students he works with each day.

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, April 18, 2019

Silicon Valley Students Need Mentors Like You

There are a variety of reasons why at City Year, we love San José. It’s an incredible city for our AmeriCorps members to live and work in, with no shortage of great weather, good food and diverse communities.

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.

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