City Year CEO Michael Brown Stepping Down after 30 Years [MassNonprofit News]
City Year, a Boston-based national education nonprofit that helps students and schools succeed, earlier this week announced that its co-founder Michael Brown will step down from his CEO position in June at the conclusion of the organization’s 30th anniversary year.
Pay It Forward: A Tech Chairman Steps Down to Ramp Up His Giving, With a Focus on Mentorship [Inside Philanthropy]
"What City Year does is it goes into high-risk schools, and it’s typically third grade through the ninth grade, so they get them during those transition years,” Krach said. “The AmeriCorps members go into these schools, and they’re not like teaching assistants; they’re really mentors." – Keith Krach, former CEO of DocuSign
Nonprofit City Year New York fuels the spirit of Giving Tuesday [TODAY]
The education nonprofit City Year New York, which provides classroom and schoolwide support to students in New York City, is helping spread the generosity.
Celebrating 30 Years of City Year [Chronicle 5 WCVB]
"We cleaned up playgrounds and parks, rehabilitated public spaces, whatever we can be of service in the community for."
City Year’s focus on education made a difference for these people [The Boston Globe]
City Year has been driven by ideals since its founding 30 years ago by Harvard Law School graduates Michael Brown and Alan Khazei, who started talking about the idea of a national service program when they were in college.