Tag Archives: Service

Leadership and Life After City Year

By Felicia Truman, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School If you had told me while I was a college student that I would be working with elementary students after I graduated, I would have probably laughed at you. … 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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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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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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New Year, New You…Goals for the Rest of My City Year

By Savannah Siders, corps member serving at McDonough Elementary School Happy New Year, New Hampshire! A resolution, according to the dictionary, is a course of action determined or decided on. Many people start the New Year with a resolution, whether … 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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Global Youth Service Day

The weather was mid-70’s and sunny, a perfect day for Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) in Manchester, NH.  Over 700 third-fifth grade students, corps members, City Year staff, teachers, and volunteers spent Friday, April 20th, outside painting blacktop murals, picking … 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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We Have Pride

On 550 Lowell St. in Manchester, NH lies McDonough Elementary School, home of the Mustangs and 550 students ranging from Kindergarten to fifth grade. Below are song lyrics to the new school song (written by one of this year’s corps … Continue reading

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