#HumansOfCYTulsa: Finding Empathy & Motivation For Service From One's Own Past Academic Experiences
Everyone has their own unique experiences with education and learning drawn from times when they may have struggled or excelled in school themselves. Richard reflects on how he used past experiences to motivate and aid in his work with students.
#HumansOfCYTulsa: There Are So Many Ways to Serve
Lacey fell in love with service and education after a year as an AmeriCorps member with Reading Partners, where she helped students learn to read and even partnered with City Year! Today she continues her service as our Community Engagement Manger and is looking back at the journey that led her here.
#HumansOfCYTulsa: Year-End Reflections from a City Year AmeriCorps Member
Kameron Walker, City Year Tulsa AmeriCorps member, reflects back on his first semester of service, how he got here, and what he's learned.
The Ultimate City Year Dynamic Duo: An AmeriCorps Member & His City Year Alumni Partner Teacher
When you enter Room 110 of our school’s freshman academy, be prepared for the dynamic duo, AmeriCorps member Mr. Andrew and his partner teacher Ms. Reid, to bring the “j-factor” (Noun: an injection of joy) to English class. What makes this partnership unique? True, Mr. Andrew and Ms. Reid are both Tulsa transplants, choosing to relocate from Utah and Ohio to share their passion learning and serving Tulsa’s students. But, it’s the fact that Ms. Reid served in Room 110 just one year prior as a City Year AmeriCorps member that gives her the intimate understanding of the benefits in having a City Year in the classroom.
#HumansOfCYTulsa: The Thread of Service From Military Veteran to City Year Tulsa Staff
In honor of Veterans Day, City Year Tulsa Impact Manager, Samantha Hurst, talks about why her desire to serve a cause greater than self continues to motivates= her work at City Year Tulsa after serving in the U.S. Army.