If you’re reading this blog post, there’s a good chance that you’re considering dedicating a year of your life to serving with City Year. While it’s tempting for me to ramble on for the next 300 words about how much I love this organization and why I think you will too, I’ve decided to spare you my own opinion and instead let you hear from the people who matter most: the students. A group of students at Grover Washington Jr. Middle School were asked to answer the question “Why should more people join City Year?” Here are some of their responses:

The students at Grover Washington Jr. Middle School love having City Year in their school, and they hope that their words will convince more young adults to dedicate a year to serving youth. If you’re interested in learning more, check out the 10 things you should know about City Year before you apply.

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Written by City Year Philadelphia AmeriCorps Member, Lauren Doberstein serving at Grover Washington Middle School Team. The work of Lauren and her team is made possible by Team Sponsor, PwC and Program Sponsor, NYLife. 

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