Alumni Profile: Kevin Dua, City Year Boston '10, '11
Kevin credits his time with City Year as the catalyst for his passion for nurturing the next generation of leaders and becoming a classroom teacher. During his two years of service as a City Year AmeriCorps member at Boston Renaissance Charter School, he mentored and tutored fourth, fifth and sixth grade students. Kevin says his years of service challenged him to think creatively about how to inspire a love of learning in his students, and that the lessons he learned during his time with City Year are something he’s carried with him throughout his teaching career.
Photo Essay: Inspiring Girls to Believe in Themselves
Tatiyana Murray, a City Year Manchester alumnus, believes in girl power—and now the girls she mentored at Gosslar Park do too. Read their story.
5 Helpful Resources For Maximizing Your City Year Experience
We want all of our AmeriCorps members to feel prepared and confident for the year ahead. To help you start your year strong, here are five helpful resources on our blog.
How to Learn Invaluable Career Skills while Serving with City Year
Working with a team looking to tackle a major problem taught alumna Vicky Venegas (Chicago ’09) a lot about herself both personally and professionally. She used these insights to propel her career at some of the biggest companies in the country. She also gained an appreciation for the important role that corporate sponsors play and the positive influence they can have on organizations like City Year. Read on to learn how Vicky’s year of service impacted her career for the last decade, including her role at Amazon.
Meet Our 2018 Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Awards Winners
For the past 29 years, City Year alumni have been making a difference in their communities both inside and outside of City Year. Since 2005, Comcast NBCUniversal has recognized 72 City Year alumni with our highest alumni recognition—the Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award. This year's recipients were honored last week at an awards dinner during City Year's Summer Academy, sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal.