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."
3 Steps to Forge Positive Relationships With Students [Education Week]
To build trust with students, we, as caring adults, have to be willing to open up and risk a bit ourselves.
City Year lands Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant for Milwaukee pilot program [Milwaukee Business Journal]
Education nonprofit City Year received a $520,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that will support a new pilot program set to start in Milwaukee.