Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump Should Expand National Service, Not Kill It [USA Today]

The City Year experience fosters an enduring civic mindset and prepares alumni to work effectively with diverse groups of people.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

If Congress Kills AmeriCorps, it Will Kill the American Dream For so Many [The Miami Herald]

Through the close relationships they build with students, City Year AmeriCorps members often are the first to learn about the stress that children experience outside of school, whether it is coming to class hungry or witnessing violence in their neighborhood.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Opinion: National Service Programs Save Taxpayers Money. Why Would we Defund Them? [The Chicago Tribune]

More than 13,000 students in 26 Chicago schools might lose the full-time support of City Year AmeriCorps members, who help students stay in school and on track to graduation.