Celebrating 30 Years of City Year [Chronicle 5 WCVB]
"We cleaned up playgrounds and parks, rehabilitated public spaces, whatever we can be of service in the community for."
3 Steps to Forge Positive Relationships With Students [Education Week]
To build trust with students, we, as caring adults, have to be willing to open up and risk a bit ourselves.
City Year lands Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant for Milwaukee pilot program [Milwaukee Business Journal]
Education nonprofit City Year received a $520,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that will support a new pilot program set to start in Milwaukee.
'It is life-changing': City Year mentors come from across U.S. to help Tulsa kids, teachers [Tulsa World]
City Year AmeriCorps members, ages 18-25, spend a year or two in national service. More than 3,200 City Year AmeriCorps members nationwide are serving in 300 high-need schools.
City Year’s focus on education made a difference for these people [The Boston Globe]
City Year has been driven by ideals since its founding 30 years ago by Harvard Law School graduates Michael Brown and Alan Khazei, who started talking about the idea of a national service program when they were in college.