Monday, November 27, 2017

A Day in the Life of a City Year Providence AmeriCorps Member

In order to have a successful day serving students, City Year AmeriCorps members must remember to have an open heart, positive mind and can-do attitude. Service can be long, challenging and overwhelming, but when an AmeriCorps member has these three qualities, the long days become even more rewarding, fulfilling and heartwarming. As you read on, you’ll get a glimpse into what a typical day is like for a City Year AmeriCorps member at Roger Williams Middle School.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving: Teaching the Truth

As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, it’s important to teach our students the truth about this holiday.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Meet Team Leader, Ciara!

Ciara Parks is the Team Leader for the Bain Capital team at Central High School. Read on to find out more about her service with City Year Providence!

Friday, September 1, 2017

Summer Leadership Academy!

Last week, City Year Providence welcomed rising 6th grade students from across the city to be a part of Summer Leadership Academy (SLA). SLA is a weeklong initiative that provides students with activities to help them prepare for middle school and prevent summer learning loss.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Stereotypes in STEM

In the biographical movie Hidden Figures, black female scientists and mathematicians take center stage. The movie tells the often untold story of the black women of NASA whose contributions made the 1969 Apollo 11 space mission possible. When I first heard of the movie I was immediately struck by how few people knew its history, myself included, and how this narrative still rung so true.