City Year Greater Boston

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy


287 Columbus AvenueBoston, MA 02116 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

City Year Greater Boston deploys 200 AmeriCorps Members to 21 schools in Boston and Everett to provide academic, social-emotional, and attendance support every day. CYGB also proudly partners with community partners to create volunteer opportunities that support student enrichment, and school and community climate and culture.


City Year helps students and schools succeed, while preparing the next generation of civically engaged leaders who can work across lines of difference. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide support to students, classrooms and the whole school. Schools that partner with City Year are up to two to three times more likely to improve in English and math assessments, and the more time students spend with AmeriCorps members, the more they improve on social, emotional and academic skills- skills that help students thrive in school and contribute to their community.

A proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network, City Year is supported by AmeriCorps, local school districts and private philanthropy. City Year partners with public schools in 29 communities across the U.S. and through international affiliates in the U.K. and South Africa.


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