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Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year AmeriCorps members, students, partners and alums.

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Our Community
Celebrating City Year’s 25 years of DCPS Partnerships
May 17, 2024

City Year DC has been proudly serving the Washington, DC community for almost 25 years thanks to the support of…

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Our Alumni
Rekindling the Spirit of Service: City Year DC’s Breakfast of Champions Returns Recap
May 15, 2024

Last Thursday, May 9th, City Year DC reignited the flame of community and service by bringing back Breakfast of Champions….

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Celebrating Women’s Leadership: Highlights from the City Year Washington DC Ripples of Impact Women’s Leadership Luncheon
March 15, 2024

As the world came together to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2024, City Year Washington DC proudly hosted…

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Our Community
Reflecting on “The Black Man Can” Event: Celebrating Empowerment and Community
February 26, 2024

Last Friday afternoon, Dr. Michael Stevens, Executive Director of CYDC, and Gavin Ware, Managing Director of External Affairs, accompanied by…

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Our Community
Reflecting on CYDC’s MLK Day of Service FY24
February 16, 2024

On Monday, January 15th, CYDC hosted MLK Day of Service bringing together volunteers, community members, and youths from across DC…

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Our Impact
Life After City Year: From Graduation to Occupations
June 22, 2021

During City Year, AmeriCorps members are encouraged to form a Life After City Year (LACY) plan, an integral part of…

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Our Alumni
Alumni spotlight—Lee Ann Rice
October 2, 2020

City Year D.C. alum Lee Ann Rice shares why she chose to serve with City Year and how her service…

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Our Alumni
City Year DC alumni share their stories
May 28, 2019

For nearly 20 years, City Year AmeriCorps members have had the opportunity to serve in this important and distinctive city.

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Benefits & Resources
Five things we love about Washington, D.C.
May 15, 2019

There’s lots to love about living in the nation’s Capital. You’ll have access to world-class museums, colleges and universities and…

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Our Alumni
Asian American and Pacific Islanders in national service
May 15, 2018

City Year D.C.’s AAPI Affinity Group invited a three-person panel of past AAPI AmeriCorps members to share their service stories…

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National Partners