be_ixf;ym_202405 d_20; ct_50 YES! I want to make a difference TODAY!

Our stories

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

Filter by
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…

Read the story
AmeriCorps Member and student working at white board
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…

Read the story
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….

Read the story
AmeriCorps members dancing and singing into a microphone
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…

Read the story
National Strategic Partners
National Partners