Wednesday, April 26, 2017

City Year Housing: House It Possible to Move Across the Country?

Something new. Something different. That’s what I wanted when I applied to City Year in October of 2014. I was born and raised in a small town in good ol’ North Carolina, but wanted to gain new experiences by serving somewhere completely unfamiliar to me. With that, I applied to the West Coast region.

Monday, April 24, 2017

How a Year in Service Can Propel a Masters in Public Administration

City Year alumnus Walker Moseley (City Year Miami '11) served with City Year in Miami as a Senior AmeriCorps member and staff member for 4 years, and recently attended the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a Master’s in Public Administration and graduate certificate in Organizational Coaching. Through City Year's University Partnership with the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania, Walker took advantage of the tuition scholarship provided exclusively to City Year alumni. Walker now works at the School of Education at Drexel University as the Program Manager of DragonsTeach Middle Years. Learn how Walker benefited from City Year both personally and professionally.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

City Year Application Tips

Submitting an application of any kind can be a stressful process. Here at City Year, we want to make our application process as smooth as possible for you. Here’s a checklist of application tips that can serve as a guide for bringing your best self through your City Year application.

Monday, April 17, 2017

What Do City Year AmeriCorps Members Do? Address Student Absenteeism in Schools

Current City Year Cleveland AmeriCorps member Kira Ribas provides an in-depth look at how AmeriCorps members track and address student absenteeism to help students stay on track. Read more about Kira's strategies and use of data analysis to improve attendance rates at Franklin D. Roosevelt Elementary Academy in Cleveland, Ohio.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Race, Social Change, and National Service

Max Klau served as the Vice President of Leadership Development at City Year prior to his current role as Chief Program Officer at New Politics Leadership Academy. His book, released this week, is a culmination of 20 years of work exploring the intersection between leadership, race, and social change.

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