Friday, May 17, 2019

A Tale of Two Cities

The beautiful St. John's River snakes its way through Jacksonville and touches nearly every neighborhood with its tributaries or streams. This river, and the seven bridges that cross it, geographically connect a city that in many instances is extremely divided. City Year Jacksonville's Chief of Staff, Allishia, recently spent a Saturday on two different sides of the St. John's, working with community organizations to help build more bridges in the quest to create a more equitable Jacksonville.

Monday, May 13, 2019

City Year Leadership: Why I am Returning for a Second Year

Milena, serving at Jean Ribault High School, began her first City Year in August with the intention of serving two years. Read about her experiences and leadership opportunities that solidified that decision and helped her return for a second year as a Service Leader.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Twenty Months of Gratitude

Tessa Delgo, the Team Leader at Edward H. White High School reflects on some of the many people who have influenced her and helped her grow during her two City Years. Building lasting relationships with people such as your teammates, Impact Manager, partner teachers and students is one of the most valued aspect of City Year for many AmeirCorps members.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Looking Back On My City Year

Ever wonder what it's like to serve at a school you attended as a student? AmeriCorps member, Javon, reflects on his service year at his alma mater, William M. Raines High School.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

A Thank You Note From Staff

It is AmerCorps Appreciation Month and the staff here at City Year Jacksonville recognize their worth and appreciate their contributions everyday. Read some examples of why our AmeriCorps members mean the world to us!