How City Year Service Became Tradition for the Fleischman Family
Longstanding Philadelphia residents Bob and Debbie Fleischman have always believed in the importance of community investment. In raising their three young children, Matt, Sarah, Abe, the Fleischmans often reflected on how best to ensure their children understood the importance of creating positive change and giving back.
City Year, A Good First Step for Florida Educators
Many City Year alumni find a year of serving in schools to be a launching pad for a rewarding career in education. Find out how serving with City Year in Florida prepared Mandy Casals ’14, Le´ Amber Dunn ‘14 and Marco David ‘17 to take on the front of the classroom as teachers.
How to Learn Invaluable Career Skills while Serving with City Year
Working with a team looking to tackle a major problem taught alumna Vicky Venegas (Chicago ’09) a lot about herself both personally and professionally. She used these insights to propel her career at some of the biggest companies in the country. She also gained an appreciation for the important role that corporate sponsors play and the positive influence they can have on organizations like City Year. Read on to learn how Vicky’s year of service impacted her career for the last decade, including her role at Amazon.
5 Ways City Year Helped Me Grow Professionally
“City Year has helped me grow professionally in seeing both the value of who I am as my authentic self and in continuing to seek opportunities to grow.” Read more to learn how City Year Seattle AmeriCorps member Stephanie has grown professionally.
How Service Made My Career a Virtual Reality
City Year Chicago alumnus Davis Shafer is now the Manager and Founder of his own digital content company called Vresence Media. Earlier this year, Davis created an interactive virtual walk through of City Year Kansas City’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of service site at Northeast High School, causing his past and present to come together in a meaningful and impactful way for the students we serve. Read how City Year helped prepare Davis for his career in digital content.