Monthly Archives: October 2010

Non-Profits All Around Us

If there was one thing that I can take away from this past week at City Year New Hampshire, it is that we are no strangers to non-profits. Until coming out here to “The Shire” I was oblivious to how … Continue reading

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The Voices at Wilson

One of the things I enjoy most about City Year and working with kids is the amazing things they say everyday.  So this week, I decided to record their voices and dedicate my blog to their humor, words of inspiration and struggles they … Continue reading

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A Red October

It’s hard to believe September came and went. August 10th seems like so long ago, yet my year serving in Manchester feels like it has only just begun. Now, I find myself fast approaching the heart of October and the peak of … Continue reading

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City Year?! HOW YA FEELING ?! … Fired Up??!!

Two months into City Year, eight more to go. It’s wild to think that we’re here for such a finite period of time and yet our goals are so lofty . I am currently serving on a school based team … Continue reading

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“City Year is Contagious”

“City Year What Time is it”? Through the days, weeks, and tons of hours, those who are involved in City Year know about “The Culture”. For the past two months we were given tests to prove ourselves like reciting the … Continue reading

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Cool Down Communication

This is the point in the year that the City Year corps members are settling into their team roles for the year. The majority of the corps is on the Whole School Whole Child team.  They are working in elementary … Continue reading

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Reach the Beach: Opening the Door

Let me start off by telling you a little bit about myself. My name is Ricardo Esquivias and I am 22 years old from Richmond, California. I joined City Year New Hampshire (CYNH) because it embodies a culture of giving … Continue reading

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Opening Day!

Although I’ve attended several training sessions and recruitment events within the last few weeks, my main joy came from our Opening Day Ceremony.  The ceremony took place inside Manchester City Hall, on Thursday, September 30th.  Many people came to support … Continue reading

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Spirit, Discipline, Purpose, and a Whole Lot of Pride

September 30, 2010 was City Year New Hampshire’s Opening Day ceremony. The event took place in Manchester’s very own city hall and displayed all four of City Year’s most important virtues: Spirit, Discipline, Purpose, and a whole lot of Pride. … Continue reading

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City Year…I’m Digging It

So, it’s two months into City Year and I am really digging the experience. The new surroundings are extremely pleasing. Being from Michigan, it is great to live in a place that gets all four seasons. With fall rolling in, … Continue reading

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