Red Jacket Weekend Celebration

On September 20th-22nd, Red Jacket Weekend in Boston reunited more than one-thousand alumni, partners, families and friends of City Year, to kick off our 25th anniversary year. There was a buzz of excitement and inspiration in the air as everyone came together to celebrate the impact and idealism of the past quarter century.

Through the Eyes of a City Year Alum: The Challenges and Rewards of Serving

City Year caught up with Ian Philbrick, a freshman at Georgetown University and 2012-13 City Year Boston corps member who served at the Young Achievers K-8 Pilot School. We asked him to reflect on his year of service and give some words of advice for potential corps members.

Celebrating Black History Month: City Year Corps’ Living Witness to Diversity and Inclusion

During Black History Month, City Year honors many “unsung heroes” – educators, tutors, mentors, and role models – who have worked and continue to work to help transform the lives of young students. City Year pays homage to the important role of education and educational achievement in the ongoing history of the African American community.

City Year Jacksonville’s Opening Day Celebration

As City Year kicks off its 25th anniversary year, we have a lot to celebrate. Our largest corps ever – 2,700 AmeriCorps members – are serving in high-need urban schools in 25 cities across the US.

Harvard Graduate School of Education’s #AskWith Forum: School Reform from the Outside In.

On Wednesday, November 13th, City Year’s Senior Vice President of Strategy & Operations Jeff Jablow shared City Year’s approach to working with students at the Askwith Forum “School Reform from the Outside In” at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.