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Red Jackets, Purple Eagles, and Realizing One’s Life Ambition

By Savannah Siders, corps member serving at McDonough Elementary School I smile at the camera and snap, this moment has been captured in time. It’s June 15th, 2013 and I’m officially a high school graduate. My phone vibrates in my … 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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Returning to Service with Sprit, Discipline, Purpose and Pride

by Felicia Truman, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School “Marley was dead to begin with…” the narrator began. Even though I’d heard this same ominous line every year for as long as I could remember, as it was … Continue reading

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Building Relationships With Partner Teachers

By Felicia Truman, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School “If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants,” Issac Newton. Every morning when I walk into one of my … Continue reading

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An Idealist is [Not That] Hard To Find

It is a clear, crisp Sunday morning in Ngaba, Tibet-the same type of morning that makes a man brew a cup of coffee and reflect on the beauty of the Earth for hours. For one man, a young Tibetan named … Continue reading

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Service For Life-Why an Executive Director Serves with CYNH

Alex Allen is the co-Executive Director for City Year New Hampshire. She has been serving with City Year for over 15 years and continues to pursue her passion for building a better future for all kids. Alex is a graduate of … Continue reading

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