Top Four Tips to Know Before Applying to City Year New Orleans
New Orleans is known as a city of revelry and festivals—and as a resilient and diverse community. You can be a part of this stimulating and fun-loving city and help its students fulfill their potential!
Adventure Awaits No Matter Where You Serve with City Year
Soon after applying, a City Year recruiter reached out to Jessica and asked her how she’d feel about serving in Tulsa. “I was excited for this new adventure, but I was also nervous because I'd never been to Oklahoma before.”
Chicago Students Need Mentors Like You
City Year AmeriCorps members have been serving Chicago for the last 25 years. Read on to learn what City Year Chicago AmeriCorps members and alumni are saying about their experience serving in this Midwestern city.
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.
Want to serve in Little Rock? Here’s How to Make Your Year of Service a Success
As the largest school district in the state, Little Rock School District enrolls more than 25,000 talented students. But not all of them graduate—in fact about 20% of students don’t receive their high school diploma.