Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Leading by Example: A Conversation Between City Year AmeriCorps Members Reggie and Gerardo

Reggie Stuart and Gerardo Arauz met as students at Georgia Jones Ayers Middle School, a City Year partner school located in the Allapattah community of Miami. Six years later, Reggie and Gerardo crossed paths again as City Year AmeriCorps members serving at the very school in which they first met. Read to learn more about how their experiences as students served by City Year have better prepared them to serve as AmeriCorps members.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Four Tips for Working with Students Who Have Experienced Trauma

Emily Alexander (San Antonio ’11, ’12), is a school social worker in Washington D.C. Read about her desire to break the barriers that provide obstacles for students and how building relationships is just one step in helping students who’ve experienced trauma.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Tips for Commuting to and From Service on a Budget

Living on a stipend can be challenging. Finding affordable ways to commute to and from work can go a long way when working with a budget.

Monday, June 11, 2018

The Outcomes of Serving a Second Year with City Year

Alumna Laureanna Crump just completed her second year of service with City Year Baton Rouge. Through two years in service, she made a significant impact on Isabella and students just like her. Learn more about what she gained specifically during her second year in service after having a solid foundation to build upon from year one.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Living on a Stipend: Free Audiobooks, Books, Games and Movies

Reading and watching movies are two of our favorite ways to recharge our batteries. There's just one problem: books and movies can be expensive—especially when you're living on a budget. Thankfully, there are a number of resources and apps to help you minimize your out of pocket spend on games, movies and books.