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For 20 years, City Year AmeriCorps Members have positively impacted Philadelphia’s schools through student academic achievement, decreasing absenteeism, access to positive mentor relationships, and driving school-wide improvements. Since 1997, City Year Philadelphia has:

  • Deployed more than 3,400 AmeriCorps Members

  • Given more than 5.5 million hours of service

  • Supported over 150,000 individual students 

  • Engaged over 62,000 volunteers

  • Generated more than $5,000,000 in education awards

What Teachers Say:

“The City Year team that I worked with this year helped me infinitely. They were ready and willing to do everything possible to make sure the students had a great year. That included helping me and pushing the students to do their best work. I would thoroughly recommend their services to anyone else.”

— Anonymous teacher

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