A Day In the Life of a City Year
City Year AmeriCorps members accomplish a huge amount in one day! In this blog, AmeriCorps member Annika Bell takes us through what each day looks like for a City Year serving at Henry Wilson Elementary School, from early starts to morning greeting to recess. Read on to hear more!
Running With Sherry Leung: An Alumna’s Commitment to #MakeBetterHappen
This fall, our incredible FY15 alumna Sherry Leung ran the New York City Marathon! After teaching her students at McDonough about setting ambitious goals and having a growth mindset, she decided to take her own advice to heart and start running. Check out her blog about her experience, and how she used her own growth opportunity to champion City Year!
The Beginning of a Partnership
Every City Year AmeriCorps member is paired with one or two partner teachers, whose classes they will serve in for the whole year. Holly Fields shares her experience meeting and beginning to work with her incredible partner teacher, Mrs. Belland, at Gossler Park Elementary School. Check it out!
Showing Our Gratitude on Veterans Day
In honor of Veterans Day, City Year New Hampshire hosted four service projects in the Manchester community and assisted with the New Hampshire State Veterans Ceremony in Boscawen. In this blog, AmeriCorps member Vincent Petersen shares the impact he and his peers had at the New Horizons food pantry during their service project on November 12th. Check it out!
The Impact of Kindness
Happy World Kindness Day! At City Year, we see acts of kindness happen all the time in our schools and communities. In this blog, AmeriCorps member Andrew Redlund explains the power of kindness in his classroom, and how practicing kindness can change the world. Check it out!