Friday, October 26, 2018

City Year’s New Uniform Showcases Both Style and Purpose

This fall, City Year AmeriCorps members across the country kicked off their service year with a fresh new look. Check out the photos to get a glimpse of City Year’s redesigned uniform.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Maximizing Your R&R While on a Budget

Even while living on the AmeriCorps stipend, you can still take advantage of cheapinexpensive, fun ways to relax and rejuvenate! From enjoying a staycation with your best friends to renting a bike and sightseeing in the city, there are many budget-friendly ways to have a good time. Click to read some of our favorites.

Monday, September 17, 2018

How City Year Proved Me Wrong

Now that I’m nearly seven months into my service year, I can say that City Year has proved me wrong. As it turns out, all of the 'camp' aspects of City Year exist for their own important reasons, and City Year wouldn't be what it is today without them," says Alex Mukherjee, City Year Boston alumnus. Read on to learn how Alex grew to appreciate the cultural components of City Year after he began to understand their purpose and meaning.

Friday, September 7, 2018

How City Year Service Became Tradition for the Fleischman Family

Longstanding Philadelphia residents Bob and Debbie Fleischman have always believed in the importance of community investment. In raising their three young children, Matt, Sarah, Abe, the Fleischmans often reflected on how best to ensure their children understood the importance of creating positive change and giving back.

Monday, August 27, 2018

8 Things to Do While Living on A Stipend

It may sound daunting at first—budgeting to make a stipend work, but it will be an incredible experience. Honestly, you may be amazed with how many things you can do for free or for just a few dollars. Here are some of City Year Seattle AmeriCorps alum Bennett Shafer’s favorite ways to maximize fun while living on a budget.