Reasons to Apply to CY

Tomorrow (February 1st!) is our Winter Application Deadline for those who want to join City Year.  For those who are considering CY as the next step in their journey, here’s a plug from Secretary of Education Arne Duncan when he was asked about the role of non-profits and other community organizations in Education Reform:

And if you’ve missed them from our national blog, here are four BIG reasons to apply to City Year (with the FIFTH set to go live soon at

#5 the people you’ll meet

#4 Leadership After City Year and Professional Development

#3 Be the change you wish to see in the world

#2 The High School Dropout Crisis