CNCS Shows Appreciation for the Service of City Year AmeriCorps Members
“National service is playing a vital role increasing opportunities for young people – strengthening our schools and building a stronger public education system in the U.S.,” said Director of AmeriCorps Chester Spellman at a City Year event in Washington D.C. “At [CNCS] we recognize and value the service of City Year AmeriCorps members.” Read on to learn more about the powerful impact our City Year AmeriCorps members make in the lives of their students and the communities they serve.
Great Teachers Reflect, Listen and Love
For Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re celebrating Viva Davis. We are fortunate to witness Miss Davis’ passion and dedication to her third-grade students at KIPP Collegiate Elementary school, where some of our City Year Memphis AmeriCorps members currently serve.
#ServeTheEarth on Earth Day (and every day!)
There’s always work to be done when it comes to taking care of our planet. Earth Day is coming up on April 22 and there are several organizations leading events all across the country to celebrate and do good for our environment. If you’re looking for a way to serve as a volunteer on Earth Day, take a look at these 4 organizations that #ServeTheEarth all year long.
Teamwork, Challenges and Triumphs: Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award Winners Share Their Inspirational Stories
During City Year’s Summer Academy 2017, David Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast, sat down with five of this year’s Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award winners to discuss how they’ve used the foundational skills they’ve gained through City Year to take them further in their professional careers, the accomplishments they’ve earned along the way and the importance of learning from the challenges and hardships they’ve faced. Click to listen to the roundtable discussion and hear these incredible insights from the award winners.
Committing to a Lifetime of Community Leadership: Alumni Service Weekend
A commitment to service runs deep in the hearts of our City Year alumni. Years after they’ve completed their service with City Year, they look for ways to give back to their communities. Read how five City Year alumni united in service this past MLK Day.