City Year, Inc.
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
City Year New York is a full-time, team-based AmeriCorps program serving low-income students in public schools in the South Bronx, Long Island City, East New York and East Harlem. Our AmeriCorps members, ages 17-24, provide targeted and school-wide interventions in literacy, math, attendance and behavior to at-risk students. In 2011-12, approximately 1,000 below-grade level students will be enrolled in our Academic Program and 60% of those who complete will show significant academic improvement.