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District Partners

City Year partners with Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) and St. HOPE Public Schools to provide full-time, targeted intervention for students most at-risk. Our teams of young leaders support students – before, during, and after school – through in-class tutoring, mentoring, and after school programming that keeps them in school and on track to graduate.

School Partners

Father Keith B. Kenny, Kindergarten - 8th grade
Fern Bacon Middle School, 7th & 8th grade
Leataata Floyd Elementary School, Kindergarten - 6th grade
Oak Park Preparatory Academy, 7th & 8th grade
Oak Ridge Elementary School, Kindergarten - 6th grade
Rosa Parks School, Kindergarten - 8th grade
Sacramento Charter High School, 9th-12th grade

For information about our on our service partnerships, please contact Managing Director of Impact, Symia Stigler, at


City Year Sacramento builds strong partnerships with corporations, foundations, and individuals to make a difference in the Sacramento community. For more information, contact Managing Director of Development, Melody Pomraning, at

2018-2019 Team Sponsors ($100,000+)




Corporate Partners

$50,000 – $100,000

Bank of America Charitable Fund

$25,000 – $49,999

Cisco Systems, Inc.
E & J Gallo Winery
Golden 1 Credit Union

$10,000 – $24,999

U.S. Bank Foundation
Bain Capital, LP
Deloitte Services LLP
Renaissance Charitable Foundation Inc.

$5,000 – $9,999

Pacific Gas and Electric Corporation Foundation
Delfino, Madden, O'Malley Coyle & Koewler, LLP
Harris Ranch Beef Company
JMA Ventures LLC
Sacramento Municipal Utilities District
Taylor Farms
US Bank
AKT Investments, Inc.

$1,000 – $4,999

Nehemiah Community Foundation
Buzz Oates Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc.
CFY Development
Comcast and NBCUniversal
Pacific Coast Companies, Inc.
SAFE Credit Union
Townsend, Raimundo, Besler & Usher, Inc.
Schwab Charitable Fund
Truist, Inc.

Red Jacket Society Members 

The City Year jacket brings hope, inspiration, caring and support. The Yellow Circle of the Red Jacket Society is a community of philanthropic individuals and families who believe in the power of the City Year Yellow Jacket and the AmeriCorps Service Members who wear them. We have big goals: to help thousands more children graduate from high school college- and career-ready.

Yellow Circle member commitments of $10,000 or more directly make possible the work of the nearly 70 City Year AmeriCorps members serving in Sacramento and helping nearly 4,000 children reach their potential.

City Year Sacramento Founding Yellow Circle Co-Chairs
Jennifer Granger and Julie Teel

2019-2020 Yellow Circle Chair
Shirley LeRoy

Current City Year Sacramento Yellow Circle Members
Dale and Katy Carlsen, joined 2018
Mark Friedman and Dr. Marjorie Soloman Friedman, joined 2017
Tom and Theresa Kandris, joined 2017
Shirley and Joseph LeRoy, joined 2017
Richard and Rhonda Musci, joined 2019
Philip and Jana Oates, joined 2016
Trish (Past Co-Chair) and Artagnan Rodriguez, joined 2016
Joe and Kathie Sowa, joined 2019
Michael and Julie Teel (Past Co-Chair), joined 2016

In-Kind Partners

Broadway Coffee
Harris Ranch Beef Company
Home Depot
Kelly Moore Paints
Sacramento Kings
Sacramento Regional Transit District