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GIVE A YEAR. CHANGE THE WORLD.

GIVE A YEAR. CHANGE THE WORLD.

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City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills andopportunities to change the world. As tutors, mentors, and role models, these young leaders make a differencein the lives of children and transform schools and neighborhoods across the U.S. and in South Africa. City Year isa proud member of AmeriCorps.
This year, City Year’s 1,400 young leaders will complete more than 2.4 million hours of servicethrough the following activities:
Mentoring, tutoring, and educating school children in partnership with public schools
Organizing after-school programs and school vacation programs
Engaging students of all ages in community service and leadership development activities
Planning and leading physical service projects
“Nothing means more to me than providing New York’s children with the tools they need to succeed in the classroomand in life, and no organization has done a better job of helping me achieve this goal than City Year.”- Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City
Since its inception, City Year has:
Graduated more than 10,400 alumni
Served 1,060,000 children
Completed 16 million hours of service
Partnered with more than 1050 corporations and 3,100 service organizations
Engaged more than 1,000,000 citizens in service
From a 50-person pilot program in 1988, City Year has grown to 18 locations:
Boston, MA • Chicago, IL • Clvland, OH • Colmbia, SC • Colmbs, OH • Dtroit, MI • Littl Rock/North LittlRock, AR • Loisiana • Los Angls, CA • Nw Hampshir • Nw York, NY • Philadlphia, PA • Rhod IslandSan José/Silicon Vally, CA • San Antonio, TX • Sattl/King Conty, WA • Soth Arica • Washington, DC
City Yar Almni: Ladrs or Li
 A study conducted by Policy Studies Associates indicates that on every established major indicator of civicengagement, City Year alumni excel.
 At least 90% of alumni reported that their City Year experience contributed to their ability to work as part of ateam, work with people from diverse backgrounds and lead others.
Three-quarters of alumni reported that City Year contributed to their ability to solve problems in theircommunities.
Whn compard with th voting bhavior o 18 to 40-yar-olds in th national poplation, City Yar almni
were 22% more likely to vote.
GIVE A YEAR. CHANGE THE WORLD.
www.cityyear.org
City Yar Hadqartrs • 287 Colmbs Avn • Boston, MA 02116
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