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Aug 24, 2014, 15:47 ET

Statement From City Year On Tragic Passing Of Former Boston Corps Member Dawnn Jaffier

 City Year national co-founder and CEO, Michael Brown, and City Year Boston Vice President and Executive Director, Sandra Lopez Burke,...

May 22, 2014, 11:39 ET
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PepsiCo Foundation Increases Investment in Diplomas Now to $16 Million

 The PepsiCo Foundation announced it is increasing its commitment to Diplomas Now, a proven approach that helps the toughest middle and high...

Apr 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
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President Bill Clinton to Accept Legacy Award at City Year's 25th Anniversary Gala on May 22

President Bill Clinton will accept the Legacy Award at City Year's 25th Anniversary Gala on May 22 at Boston Symphony Hall.  City Year is...

Mar 20, 2014, 12:36 ET
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City Year, Aramark Extend Partnership And Commitment to Service and Volunteerism

 City Year and global professional services company Aramark (Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) today announced they will extend their partnership for an...

Nov 07, 2013, 10:16 ET
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City Year Names Jonathan Lavine Chair of its National Board of Trustees

 City Year, a national nonprofit organization that mobilizes young adults to serve as full time tutors, mentors and role models in many of...

Sep 18, 2013, 12:03 ET
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Long-Time City Year Supporter, Bain Capital, To Serve As Organization's National 25th Anniversary Sponsor

City Year, a national nonprofit organization that recruits young adults to serve for one year as full time tutors, mentors and role models in...

Aug 06, 2013, 14:19 ET
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The Beach Boys "Be True to Your School" With Year-Long Commitment to City Year

 Beach Boys lead singer, Mike Love, announced today the band will be making a year-long commitment to City Year, a national education-focused...

Jul 15, 2013, 19:57 ET
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City Year Co-Founder Praises President Obama's Plans to Expand National Service Opportunities for Americans

 Michael Brown, the co-founder of City Year, a national education-focused organization that unites young AmeriCorps members for a year of...

May 10, 2013, 12:08 ET
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City Year To Host National Leadership Summit 2013: In School & On Track

More than 400 education, business, and philanthropic thought leaders will convene next week to discuss the unique and targeted role national...

Mar 21, 2013, 09:00 ET
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City Year, AT&T Team Up to Keep Kids in School and on Track to Succeed

 City Year, a national organization that unites young people for a year of service in high-need urban schools, is teaming up with AT&T to...

Feb 26, 2013, 14:47 ET
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City Year Praises New "School Turnaround AmeriCorps" Initiative To Turnaround Low-Performing Schools By Leveraging National Service

 Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, along with Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service,...

Feb 25, 2013, 12:50 ET

New Report Highlights Role of Nonprofits in Overcoming Educational Effects of Poverty

A report to be released next week as part of the Grad Nation Summit in Washington, DC, highlights the unique role that nonprofit groups, community...

Feb 19, 2013, 15:37 ET
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Leading Massachusetts Service Organizations to Host Congressman Edward Markey for Roundtable

 Leaders from many of Massachusetts' service organizations will host a roundtable discussion with Congressman Edward Markey tomorrow on...

Feb 15, 2013, 09:02 ET
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Statement From City Year CEO & Co-Founder On Senator Harris Wofford, Recipient Of Presidential Citizens Medal

 Michael Brown, CEO and Co-Founder of City Year, a national, education-focused organization that deploys diverse teams of young people to...

Feb 01, 2013, 14:35 ET
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Statement From City Year CEO & Co-Founder On The Passing Of Mayor Ed Koch

Michael Brown, CEO and Co-Founder of City Year, a national, education-focused organization that deploys diverse teams of young people to serve a...

Jan 28, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz Named to Board of Trustees of National Education Organization

 City Year, an education-focused national service organization, has named former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz to its national Board of...

Oct 24, 2012, 13:57 ET
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Declaración de City Year sobre las escuelas públicas del condado de Miami-Dade

 City Year, Inc, organización nacional sin fines de lucro centrada en la educación que implementa diversos equipos de jóvenes...

Oct 23, 2012, 20:17 ET
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City Year Statement on Miami-Dade County Schools

 City Year, Inc, an education-focused, national nonprofit that deploys diverse teams of young people to serve in America's highest-need...

Oct 03, 2012, 13:10 ET
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City Year Launches in Two New Cities Today, Reaching 150,000 Students Every Day

 City Year, an education-focused, national organization that unites young adults for a year of full-time service in high-need urban schools,...

Sep 24, 2012, 11:00 ET
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City Year Commits To Supporting Comcast Internet Essentials

 Today, at an event in Washington, DC to promote Comcast's Internet Essentials program, City Year co-founder and CEO Michael Brown renewed the...