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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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“I joined City Year with minimal confidence in my ability and I am now leaving feeling empowered.”
August 11, 2023

Simran is a City Year Mentor serving on Team Joy, in the West Midlands, 2022-2023.   I joined City Year as…

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“I realised how every day counts when you are changing the lives of students.”
May 24, 2023

Mo is a City Year Mentor who proudly served in Team Joy at Ormiston Brownhills Academy in the West Midlands,…

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Kanesha’s story
January 10, 2023

Back to Impact report 2021-2022 “I have a confession to make… amongst my team I am famous for crying. Not…

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“I grew up around people who struggled in school with no support”
December 16, 2021

Back to Impact report 2019-2021 Abul volunteered with City Year West Midlands in 2020-21.  He shares his journey as part…

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