City Year

City Year Partners With Aramark to Redesign Uniform Worn by 3,000 AmeriCorps Members Serving in High-Need Schools

Aramark recognized as a National Partner for Investment in City Year
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July 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - City Year, an education organization committed to the success of students and schools, announced today its partnership with Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities and uniforms, to redesign City Year’s uniform to better reflect City Year AmeriCorps members' critical role as Student Success Coaches in high-need schools.

City Year Names David L. Cohen and Jonathan S. Lavine Co-Chairs of its National Board of Trustees

Tushara Canekeratne, George Nichols, Enrique Salem and Wendy Spencer Join Board as National Trustees
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BOSTON, March 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — City Year, an education nonprofit fueled by national service that helps students and schools to succeed, announced today that David L. Cohen and Jonathan S. Lavine have been elected co-chairs of its national Board of Trustees.

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast NBCUniversal, Cohen has served as vice-chair of the national board since 2013, when Lavine, Co-Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Bain Capital Credit, was first elected chair. The two will now lead the national board together.

100 Days to Comcast Cares Day


At Comcast NBCUniversal, making a positive impact in the communities where our employees live and work is a core value that we embrace all year long.

City Year & Comcast NBCUniversal: Building a Legacy of Service

by Mario Fedelin, Founder and Executive Director, Big Citizen HUB

A mayor, three physicians and public health specialists, seven school principals and educators, and 28 executive directors and nonprofit leaders. These are some of the outstanding members of a special group of 67 people working in communities nationwide to change our world for the better – and they all have three things in common.

CSX Honors Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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CSX observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a National Day of Service, when many employees dedicate their personal time to volunteer. 

This past Monday, some CSX employees joined a service event at Jean Ribault High School in Jacksonville in conjunction with CSX’s national partner, City Year. Together, volunteers painted a mural highlighting a city skyline along with values of both City Year and Martin Luther King, Jr., such as honesty and respect.

CSX Employees & Volunteers Host Day of Service in Philadelphia

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October 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As a part of the company’s tour of volunteer service events across its network this fall, many CSX employees gave up their Saturday morning to volunteer at Cook-Wissahickon Elementary School in Philadelphia, Pa.  They were joined by the company’s national service partners City Year and Action for Healthy Kids, along with teachers, students and families from the school. 

Together, volunteers revitalized the basketball court, landscaped the outdoor area and added new benches, and gave the gym and cafeteria a new fresh painting.

CSX Employees Give Back “Beyond Our Rails” at Service Day in Parkersburg, W.Va.

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – October 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ Furthering CSX’s commitment to actively support the communities served by the company, employee volunteers were joined by national service partners City Year, Action for Healthy Kids and Arbor Day Foundation to spend Saturday morning volunteering on school improvement projects at Emerson Elementary School.

Moving Forward: CSX and City Year Celebrate More Than 20 Years as Partners


CSX believes that a strong partnership is built on shared values – and according to CSX CEO Michael J. Ward, these have been key to the success of CSX’s 21-year partnership with City Year, a national education organization that provides tutoring, mentoring and supports to more than 200,000 students in schools located in high-poverty communities across the country.

A Conversation About Impact


AT&T has long been a City Year champion, investing both in the national organization, as well as the community of Little Rock, Arkansas. As a team sponsor for four years, they have had an impact on many students, including this year’s senior class valedictorian, Hillary.


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