City Year Is Now Accepting AmeriCorps Member Applications for the 2019-2020 School Year -- Our Next Deadline is November 16

Find Purpose Not Just A Paycheck

City Year AmeriCorps members serve as full-time tutors, mentors and role models, preparing students with the skills and mindsets to succeed in school and in life. Do you know a young adult who is up for the challenge of helping students achieve their potential while growing as a leader? Encourage them to learn more about this life-changing leadership opportunity and apply to serve with City Year. Our next application deadline is November 16.

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Congress Invests $1.08 Billion in Support of National Service

In late September, Congress passed a spending bill that provides the Corporation for National and Community Service with $1.08 billion in fiscal year 2019, including a $13 million increase for AmeriCorps -- allowing more to serve! For more detail on this bill and federal funding for AmeriCorps, visit Voices for National Service.

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