Monthly Archives: October 2011

Opening Day: Celebrating a New Beginning

On Friday, September 9th, City Year New Hampshire celebrated its 12th Annual Opening Day.  This year’s corps of 52 gathered outside of City Hall where leaders such as Mayor Gatsas addressed the importance of having a City Year program in … Continue reading

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Open House Impact

As I drove to Manchester with my parents from my home on the New Hampshire Seacoast, all I could think about was what I was going to do after I graduated High School. Why would I go to college when … Continue reading

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Heroes Reunited Through Service

On Saturday October 22nd City Year New Hampshire held a Young Heroes Alumni Service Day as a way to inspire and engage former middle school participants of the program. Young Heroes is a service learning program for middle school student … Continue reading

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I Dedicate My Red Jacket To…

…my parents…my students…human potential…my grandmother…my fellow corps members The City Year Red Jacket. Undoubtedly the most recognizable and iconic piece of the City Year uniform. While wearing it, City Year members are highly visible in the communities and the schools … Continue reading

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Meet the Alumni Board Chair

“City Year is not something you do and then talk about later. It’s more than one year of employment. It’s a lifestyle and a value system.” Perhaps the biggest key to the success of City Year New Hampshire is our … Continue reading

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Thinking Back

September 2nd marked the first day of school for the Manchester School District. I woke up on this day feeling many different emotions: nervousness, anxiousness, excitement, and pride. Nervous and anxious because this was my first day in school with … Continue reading

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Let’s Make Stone Soup!

Here at City Year we have Founding Stories that embody our idealistic culture. These stories represent the shared civic values that guide City Year, set the organization on course, and remind us of the most fundamental motivations for our work. … Continue reading

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