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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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Deepening our impact with the Steans Family Foundation
October 25, 2021

City Year Chicago is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Steans Family Foundation, which allows us to serve in two…

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Benefits & Resources
City Year Partners with Hulu for A Virtual Career Week Event
August 13, 2020

From August 3rd-7th, City Year partnered with Hulu to offer a career and professional development experience like no other! This…

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The Corps
What Ubuntu means to me and my service year
February 11, 2020

City Year Chicago AmeriCorps member Anthony Ortiz shares what Ubuntu means to them and for their service year at Dett…

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Our Impact
A recap of MLK Day 2020
January 30, 2020

On January 20, 2020, over 700 volunteers gathered at Robert Nathaniel Dett Elementary School to commemorate the legacy of Dr….

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Benefits & Resources
When professional development and service go hand-in-hand
October 23, 2019

With this year’s MLK Day of Service behind us now, I’ve been thinking a lot about what the day means…

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Downtown Chicago is the perfect place to spend a year of service at City Year
Benefits & Resources
5 things we love about Chicago
April 24, 2019

learn why we think the Windy City is an amazing place to live and work.

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Our Impact
MLK Day: Making a difference to 3,000 Chicago students
January 19, 2017

This year, City Year Chicago’s Civic Engagement team organized a spectacular day of service at the Marie Curie Metropolitan High…

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