City Year In the News

Would America’s Founding Fathers be pleased? CBS News
CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley has been talking to a panel of smart people – from outside Washington – about how to get America back on track. Matthew Segal shows his support for AmeriCorps and City year…my generation, gives me hope in the sense that applications to AmeriCorps and City Year and all these public service programs have doubled and tripled…

City Year – An Education Solution at Work in Detroit Huffington Post
Detroit is being called the epicenter of the urban public education – Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called Detroit “Ground Zero” for education reform. At City Year Detroit, young adult leaders like Joel Gullickson are helping turn around the very real dropout crisis in Detroit.

Spurs company, nonprofit, SAISD team up to help kids
The parent company of the Spurs has announced a partnership to help bring City Year to four East Side schools in the San Antonio Independent School District. City Year is a nonprofit that places young people in schools and community programs for a year of full-time public service. In SAISD, they will work primarily to prevent dropouts and boost lagging attendance by calling the families of absent students, developing a rapport with students and creating a positive school-going culture.

City Year Opening Day 2011 Comcast Blog (blog post by Michael Brown)
…I personally want to thank Comcast for renewing and expanding their remarkable partnership with City Year, which has provided City Year with more than $75 million in cash and in-kind support over the past 10 years. Thank you, Comcast, for helping City Year dream big.

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