Addressing bullying in our schools

Bullying hits home for many of us.
In fact, more than 75% of sixth graders report being bullied at some point in their lives. Those of us who have experienced bullying understand what a frightening and isolating experience it can be.

Faces of Change #iamCY

Have you every wondered, who is City Year? Most of the time you’ll get the same answer - that we are an education based non-profit organization that works in schools to tutor and mentor students to keep them in school and on track to graduate from high school.
But who we are is really who we are made up of. The heart and soul of our organization comes from the excitement and idealism of our most important asset… our diverse corps members.

Words of wisdom from CY Alums on #cyoday

Last week, our friends at asked our alums if they had any advice for our corps members serving this year. Today, as many of our sites are celebrating their Opening Day, we wanted to share some of their responses:

Back to School Month: Tutoring Tips From an Alumni

Michael Grochowski served on the founding corps for City Year Milwaukee in 2010-2011. Michael is now serving as an AmeriCorps member with Public Allies.

City Year Basic Training Academy #cybta

PITW #20: Found It Right!
“We had a fundamental belief, says Apple Computer founder Stephen Jobs, “that doing it right the first time was going to be easier than having to go back and fix it. And I cannot say strongly enough that the repercussions of that attitude are staggering. They’re just staggering.”

The Flame of Idealism #cyacad

Your work over the next year is to ensure that every single child you interface with will change for the better.

Dr. Reverend Gloria White-Hammond

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