Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A Day in the Life of My Literacy Group

When the students working with our AmeriCorps members succeed, it isn’t an accident—it's the result of countless of hours of practice, patience, and persistence. In this blog, Miko Crosby shares what a typical session in their literacy group looks like, and how they inspire a true passion for learning in their students.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Reflections on Four Months of Service: In Anticipation of Holiday Gatherings

As our AmeriCorps members prepare for their well-deserved winter break, they may also need to prepare for the questions they will receive about their service from friends and family members back home. In this blog Mila Nazarali shares how she plans to talk to her family about how much her service over the past four months has meant to her, and how inspired she is to make an impact when she returns.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

A Day In the Life of a City Year

City Year AmeriCorps members accomplish a huge amount in one day! In this blog, AmeriCorps member Annika Bell takes us through what each day looks like for a City Year serving at Henry Wilson Elementary School, from early starts to morning greeting to recess. Read on to hear more!

Friday, December 7, 2018

Running With Sherry Leung: An Alumna’s Commitment to #MakeBetterHappen

This fall, our incredible FY15 alumna Sherry Leung ran the New York City Marathon! After teaching her students at McDonough about setting ambitious goals and having a growth mindset, she decided to take her own advice to heart and start running. Check out her blog about her experience, and how she used her own growth opportunity to champion City Year!

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The Beginning of a Partnership

Every City Year AmeriCorps member is paired with one or two partner teachers, whose classes they will serve in for the whole year. Holly Fields shares her experience meeting and beginning to work with her incredible partner teacher, Mrs. Belland, at Gossler Park Elementary School. Check it out!