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City Year

Recruiting and placing diverse groups of young adults in high-need Kansas City schools for a year of service to support student’s academic and socio-emotional success.

In Kansas City, City Year partners with district and charter schools to support students who need the most help. With 50 AmeriCorps members working in schools to reach the right students with the right support, City Year can be the difference in whether students graduate or drop out of school.

As part of AmeriCorps, City Year places diverse young adults in high-need urban schools for a year of service to support students’ academic and socio-emotional success. City Year AmeriCorps members work alongside teachers, tutoring students one-on-one, providing in-class support and organizing school-wide programs to increase academic achievement and student engagement.

Watch a short video to learn more about City Year Kansas City.