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In the spotlight: Amanda Liles

Amanda Liles grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and studied Spanish and Journalism at Ohio University. She then went on to spend two years volunteering with City Year San Jose, where she was

Week 12: DC

PHOTO: Daniel Becton painting with the City Year DC civic engagement team at DC General. You must be the change you wish to see in the world.  -Mahatma Gandhi[1] A capital city with state-less

City Year Washington, DC – Guest Blog

My week in Washington, DC was dynamic and fulfilling, as most weeks tend to be with City Year. I participated in a Unity Rally at Kramer Middle School, painted touch-ups with the

Week 11: Maryland

  PHOTO — High school students bring joy to Weinberg Senior Living through the first of their bi-weekly, inter-generational culinary classes, one of a vast array of service projects supported by Jewish Volunteer

Week 10: Delaware

  PHOTO — Kindergarten and first-grade children celebrate Halloween at the Greater Newark Boys and Girls Club, where they enjoyed a Fall Fest that included plenty of candy and thrills.    

Week 9: Pennsylvania

  PHOTO: Members of the City Year team at Mastery School – Shoemaker Campus pose with visiting City Year Inc. staff who are in town to launch the second year of the cyMentor

Project Ubuntu through 10 weeks

On Election Day, take a step back from “us” and “them” and learn about Project Ubuntu.  This video is a a lyrical reaction to the trip so far. (The music used is an

Guest Post: Project Ubuntu – A Year of Volunteering

An inspiring guest blog post from LSE alumni Daniel Becton. At the Volunteer Centre @ LSE Careers we are always on the look out for inspiring stories from LSE students and alumni. When we

Week 8: New Jersey

  PHOTO: With the Diller Teen Fellows, a group of social justice-minded high school students completing a 14-month leadership program that includes independent service projects for the wider community.     “The

Week 7: New York

  Photo: City Year New York corps members after a day transforming JHS302K in Brooklyn through leading employees from Aegis in an all-day beautification effort. Many of them serve every day at this