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Sep 16, 2016, 13:30 ET City Year Kicks-Off Partnership To Support Students In Five High-Need Kansas City Schools

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


Jul 19, 2016, 12:39 ET Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Awards Honor City Year Alumni Making a Difference in Their Communities

At this year's leadership awards ceremony, five City Year alumni leaders were presented with the Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award, in...


Apr 30, 2016, 09:00 ET City Year Joins Comcast NBCUniversal for 15th Annual Comcast Cares Day

 On Saturday, April 30th, City Year will once again join forces with Comcast NBCUniversal for the 15th annual Comcast Cares Day.  The...


Feb 23, 2016, 12:55 ET City Year Announces Partnership with Department of Education and White House

Representing 3,000 AmeriCorps members who currently support nearly 200,000 students in 292 of our country's highest need schools, City Year today...


Nov 17, 2015, 14:55 ET 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 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 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 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...


Mar 16, 2015, 12:48 ET 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 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...


Feb 17, 2015, 09:30 ET 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 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

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


Nov 07, 2013, 10:16 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...