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Nov 17, 2015, 14:55 ET
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Save National Service Funding, Urges City Year

In response to the imminent approval of spending proposals that would devastate national service programs in communities nationwide, Michael Brown,...

Nov 05, 2015, 10:10 ET
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Deloitte Renews Support Of City Year, Becomes Its "National Strategy And Innovation Sponsor"

 City Year and Deloitte have announced that Deloitte is renewing its support as City Year's "National Strategy and Innovation Sponsor" for the...

Sep 11, 2015, 17:06 ET
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300 City Year AmeriCorps Members Pledge Year Of Service In L.A.'s High-Need Schools

 Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Unified School District Board President Steve Zimmer joined City Year Los Angeles and hundreds of...

Sep 09, 2015, 12:00 ET
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City Year Kicks-Off Program To Support Students In Five High-Need Dallas Public Schools

City Year, the education-focused national service organization that helps students and schools succeed, today announced the launch of a...

Jul 16, 2015, 09:10 ET
City Year presents Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Awards to five City Year alumni who are continuing to make a difference in their communities. Pictured left to right are:  Stephen G. Woodsum, Board Chair Emeritus, City Year, Founding Partner, Summit Partners; award recipients Katie Morgan, Marion Mollegen McFadden, Dr. Hyung (Harry) Cho, Davier Rodriguez and Jeff Lafata; Charisse R. Lillie, Vice President of Community Investment for Comcast Corporation and President of the Comcast Foundation; and Michael Brown, CEO, City Year.

Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Awards Recognize Outstanding City Year Alumni

 City Year, a national education organization that unites young adults for a year of service in high-need urban schools, presented Comcast...

Jun 16, 2015, 09:00 ET
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City Year Receives $2.5 Million Grant From The New York Life Foundation

City Year, an education-focused nonprofit organization that helps students to stay in school and on track to graduation, announced today that it...

May 07, 2015, 13:23 ET
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City Year DC Announces "Lifetime of Idealism" Award Winner at 15th Anniversary Gala

On May 12, City Year Washington, DC will host its 15th anniversary gala, where they will present Jim Cicconi, Senior Executive Vice President of...

May 07, 2015, 08:43 ET
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City Year and CollegeWeekLive Partner to Better Support Student Outcomes

City Year, a national education organization that unites young adults for a year of service in high-need urban schools, is pleased to announce its...

Apr 24, 2015, 13:36 ET
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City Year Joins Comcast NBCUniversal for 14th Annual Comcast Cares Day

City Year once again joins forces with Comcast NBCUniversal for the 14th Annual Comcast Cares Day, on Saturday, April 25. /PRNewswire-USNewswire/...

Apr 17, 2015, 15:12 ET
200+ Chicago City Year Corps Members Get A Jumpstart Through Comcast NBCUniversal Career Day

200+ Chicago City Year Corps Members Get A Jumpstart Through Comcast NBCUniversal Career Day

 To help City Year corps members transition from their year of service to the next step in their professional journeys, Comcast NBCUniversal...

Mar 16, 2015, 12:48 ET
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California Attorney General Kamala Harris to Keynote "Women Investing in Education"

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, the first woman, the first African-American and the first South Asian to hold the office in the...

Mar 13, 2015, 13:52 ET
Students at Andrew Jackson High School along with the City Year AmeriCorps Florida Blue Team serving Andrew Jackson High School, participated in a town hall conversation with Mr. King and Congresswoman Corrine Brown.

Martin Luther King III and Representative Corrine Brown Inspire Students at Andrew Jackson High School

Andrew Jackson High School, the oldest fully accredited high school in Duval County hosted Mr. Martin Luther King III and U.S. Congresswoman...

Mar 09, 2015, 09:00 ET
Ric Ramsey, City Year Philadelphia Executive Director (L) and City Year Corps member Ivan Vivar (R) attend Comcast NBCUniversal's Career Day.  Philadelphia was one of nine cities across the U.S. where Comcast NBCUniversal executives shared career advice with City Year corps members.   City Year corps members support students daily, through tutoring and after-school programs, and help put at-risk students on the path to success at the most under-served schools in the country.

City Year Philadelphia Corps Members Get A Jumpstart Through Comcast NBCUniversal Career Day

 To help City Year corps members transition from their year of service to the next step in their professional journeys, Comcast NBCUniversal...

Feb 18, 2015, 10:20 ET
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City Year Chief Strategy Officer AnnMaura Connolly named member of Presidential Leadership Scholars Inaugural Class

 AnnMaura Connolly, Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President, City Year and President, Voices for National Service, has been...

Feb 17, 2015, 09:30 ET
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City Year Launches Pilot Program to Support Students in Two High-Need Dallas Public Schools

 City Year, a national education organization that unites young adults for a year of service in high-need urban schools, is pleased to announce...

Dec 02, 2014, 14:40 ET
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NVIDIA Co-Founder's Family Donates $1 Million To Support City Year San Jose/Silicon Valley

City Year San Jose/Silicon Valley announced today that it will be able to support thousands more under-served students in East San Jose, thanks to...

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
PepsiCo Foundation Increases Investment in Diplomas Now to $16 Million (PRNewsFoto/City Year)

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
President Bill Clinton to Accept Legacy Award at City Year's 25th Anniversary Gala on May 22.  (PRNewsFoto/City Year)

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...