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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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The Blog of Legends
November 5, 2020

One our London teams share their views on bullying, the ways that it can present itself – and perhaps most…

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The Corps
8 Top Tips for Self-Isolation During the Pandemic
June 10, 2020

Latifah from our London Volunteer Mentor cohort shares some top tips for wellbeing during the pandemic.

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Social Action
Stronger Together: A Message from City Year UK
June 3, 2020

City Year UK unequivocally condemns the killing of #GeorgeFloyd, an unarmed black man who was killed by the police in…

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Social Action
Pride in schools: Making education LGBTQ+ inclusive
June 1, 2020

As a Queer volunteer mentor for City Year, I’m here to tell you all about my experience as a mentor,…

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Social Action
City Year UK attends the APPG on Youth Affairs
November 8, 2019

Three volunteer mentors speak at the House of Commons. In the midst of such political turmoil, it was promising to…

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Social Action
Blue Coats Service Action Day
October 25, 2019

The Blue Coats Service Action Day was a chance for City Year UK and employees from our supporter National Grid…

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