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Yardley MP goes back to school

Jess Phillips MP visited Yardley Primary School on Monday 19 June to see how City Year UK’s full-time volunteers help tackle educational inequality in her constituency.… Read more ›

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[BLOG] Team Lighthouse Volunteers’ Week Round-up: Girvin Gill

Volunteers’ week is an annual event which takes place at the start of June. It celebrates the contribution of millions of volunteers throughout the UK. It is run by the NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations). … Read more ›

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State Street brings pupils together for transatlantic video call

Thanks to State Street, which supports City Year in the US and UK, we were able to bring pupils from London and Boston together in a virtual video conference last week.… Read more ›

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City Year UK is joining over 700 organisations saying #iwill for young people in National Volunteer’s Week

7th June 2017 – Young people across the UK as young as 10 are doing inspirational things in their communities every day to help others, through social action activities such as campaigning, fundraising, or volunteering their time. … Read more ›

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[BLOG] Six things I have learnt from being a full-time volunteer with City Year UK: Alison Lydon

It’s Volunteers’ Week, what better way to celebrate my time at City Year UK then to share six things I have learnt as a full-time volunteer! So here goes…… Read more ›
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[BLOG] Why I Serve: Josh Wood

In November of last year I was fortunate enough to be introduced to two City Year UK Alumni who had changed their lives for the better through City Year UK.… Read more ›

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Young Manchester volunteer joins the Royal Household

A full­-time volunteer from Hyde, Greater Manchester, has been awarded a coveted work placement at Buckingham Palace during the Easter holidays.… Read more ›

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City Year UK announces new chair of trustees

City Year UK is delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Clarke, former CEO of the Man Group and a long standing supporter of educational and philanthropic initiatives, as its new Chair.… Read more ›

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State Street and City Year UK inspire next generation of female leaders

On 10th March, 50 young women who are dedicating this year to tackling educational inequality with us at City Year UK, swapped the classroom for Canary Wharf to take part in a special women’s event organised by State Street as part of its commitment to International Women’s Day. … Read more ›

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Volunteers attend Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey

On Monday 13th March, 10 City Year UK volunteers attended the 2017 Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey.… Read more ›

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