Alumni Spotlight: Meet Andy Reza
"Through City Year, I was able to develop and hone my leadership abilities to become who I am today. I believe that my ability to maintain flexibility during stressful situations, make sound, objective decisions, speak in front of a crowd, and plan large-scale events all stem from my time at City Year. All of these skills better my ability to lead in my current position, but they also help me believe that I can achieve my goals for the future." Read on to learn more about Andy Reza, a proud CIty Year Milwaukee, founding corps alumni!
City Year Milwaukee, What Are You Thankful For?
Having the opportunity to do a year of service is only one thing City Year Milwaukee is thankful for! Read on to learn more about the wonderful things our site is thankful for during this holiday season.
How My Dad Continues to Teach Me the Importance of Students First, Collaboration Always
Meet Petar Djordjevic, a City Year Milwaukee Student Success Coach on the Bay View High School Team! Read on to learn more about Petar's service year, and what the City Year value, students first, collaboration always, means to him.
City Year Milwaukee Makes a Difference on Second Service Day of the Year
"The reason I came back was to support my city and that’s exactly what I was able to do when I returned to my elementary school for Make a Difference Day." - Jeesenia Zavala, Team Leader on the Casimir Pulaski High School Team. Read on to learn more about City Year Milwaukee's second service day of the year, Make a Difference Day, and why our AmeriCorps members believe physical service is an important aspect of their service year!
5 Important Lessons from a Second Year Student Success Coach
"My students are the biggest contributors to why I chose to come back this year as a Second Year City Year Student Success Coach. I built relationships with them that I'll hold close to my heart for the rest of my life." Read on to learn more about Alexis Jefferson, and read about the powerful lessons she learned during her first service year!