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Our stories

Stories are woven into the fabric of our organisation and we hope that anyone who is involved with us will go away with their own City Year story to tell - of how young people are changing Britain for the better. Please share them. We hope they will inspire many more.

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Our Impact
“When you work to change the life of another, it inevitably changes you”
December 16, 2021

Back to Impact report 2019-2021 Chloe, a Volunteer Mentor with City Year London in 2020-21, shares how her mentoring relationship…

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Young people are the future
April 22, 2021

“Young people are the future. I believe that without their contribution there is no hope.  We need to empower them…

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Rodney Williams, City Year London 2010-11
December 10, 2020

A team leader of one of the first City Year UK teams in London, Rodney went on to a career…

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A leadership journey

They said, “If you think you’re a leader, please stand up.” Now, many arose but to my seat I was…

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