Author Archives: CityYear NH

About CityYear NH

City Year is a nonprofit that unites young people of all backgrounds for a demanding year of full-time service. As tutors, mentors, and role models, these idealistic leaders make a difference in the lives of children, and transform schools and neighborhoods across the US and in South Africa. For more information on how to get involved please call the City Year New Hampshire Recruitment hotline at 603-218-5101.

Manchester – West Side Pride

by Felicia Truman, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School Growing up in New Hampshire I had heard about the west side of Manchester. My own aunt and uncle sent their children to Catholic school to avoid the public … Continue reading

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Reflect. Connect. Serve. Inspire.

by Brenda Kunz, corps member serving at Henry Wilson Elementary School CYNH recently participated in a three-day retreat called Advanced Training Retreat (ATR) where corps members and staff came together to rejuvenate, reconnect and refocus our efforts towards our service. … Continue reading

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14th Annual Starry Starry Night Gala

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My Great Grandmother, Onions, and the City Year Impact

By Cady Hickman, corps member serving at Parker-Varney Elementary School The fall of 2013 was an interesting time for me because along with all the amazing opportunities I was experiencing through City Year, I was also experiencing the loss of … Continue reading

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Surviving the Winter in New Hampshire Like You’re a Native of the 603 (NH area code)

By Savannah Siders, corps member serving at McDonough Elementary School Whenever I tell people that I grew up in New Hampshire, they always assume that it means that I LOVE the cold. Not true. The cold is far from my … Continue reading

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Appreciating Lincoln Financial

by Felicia Truman, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School The classroom buzzed with excitement the day I told the students they would get their very own Lincoln Financial pen pal. The students were excited to practice their writing … Continue reading

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Comcast Career Day 2014!

Two weeks ago, on Friday, January 10th, all 50 corps members from City Year New Hampshire traveled to Boston to join with corps members from City Year Boston and Care Force. Together, they spent the day gaining valuable career advice … Continue reading

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MLK Day of Service in Review

By Blake Benton, corps member serving at Beech Street Elementary School While schools and other state and federal offices were closed, City Year and other AmeriCorps members participated in a full day of service on Monday, January 20th, 2014 in … Continue reading

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Improving Lives Everywhere – Appreciating Comcast and NBCUniversal

By William Ross, corps member serving at Bakersville Elementary School What makes City Year Special? What is our “Idealist Handbook” really all about? We are on the mission to improve the lives of children around this country and beyond. This … Continue reading

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City Year Values

By Cady Hickman, corps member serving at Parker-Varney Elementary School Value, Values, and City Year Value. This is a term that refers to an object of worth. In modern society, worth more often than not translates to money. Therefore, does … Continue reading

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