City Year

Building a more equitable future!

At City Year, we believe that all students can succeed and that developing the skills and mindsets of children and young adults contributes to strong, vibrant communities—outcomes that benefit all of us.

The challenge

Many students lack access to learning environments and resources they need to thrive in school and in life, due to systemic inequities that disproportionately affect students of color and students growing up in low-income households.

What we do

Supporting students and schools

City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools all day, every day, preparing students with the social, emotional and academic skills and mindsets to succeed in school and in life.

Our unique approach

Developing civic leaders

City Year AmeriCorps members not only make a difference in the lives of students they serve, but also acquire valuable skills that help them and prepare them to be leaders in their communities and their careers.

Our alumni

Sharing promising practices

As City Year continues to innovate alongside our school and district partners, we aim to share what we are learning and contribute to a broader conversation about how to ensure equitable access to learning opportunities for all students.

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What’s in a City Year experience?

When you join City Year, you work alongside a team to create learning environments where all students can succeed. As you earn a stipend, you help support students’ social, emotional and academic development while providing schools with additional capacity to enhance learning and belonging. Are you ready?