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Bank of America, Kerry Sullivan, Recognized by Voices for National Service for Commitment to National Service

On February 14, 2017, Bank of America was awarded the Corporate Service Award by Voices for National Service at the 14th Annual Friends of National Service Awards in Washington, D.C.  The award recognizes their investment in the civic health of our nation through support of national service. We were proud to celebrate alongside Kerry Sullivan,…

Lessons From Year One as CEO: Our Role in the Education Sector

Winter marks a set of important anniversaries for Citizen Schools:  the anniversary of our incorporation on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1995;  the anniversary of Black History Month, which offers the country an important reminder of the perseverance and resilience necessary to forge a more just and equitable society; and, now, my first year…

Citizen Schools Expands Focus on Applied Science with Support from Dell

Dell joins as National Leadership Partner FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON, Mass— February 22, 2017—Today Citizen Schools, a national leader in providing project-based apprenticeship learning for middle school students in high-need, public school districts, announced, with support from Dell, its plan to expand its focus on applied science apprenticeships for students across the country. Dell joins…

Motorola Mobility and Citizen Schools Win Top Award for the 2016 Chicago Charity Challenge

Citizen Schools and Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo company, earned the 2016 Impact Award, a top award given by the Chicago Charity Challenge. Known fondly as “the Cha Cha,” this unique corporate giving competition is designed to motivate corporate employees to volunteer and donate. “We were thrilled to partner with Citizen Schools for the Chicago Charity…

Inspiration abounds at Google Mega WOW!

On December 9, 2016 at Google New York, over 100 excited students showcased what they learned over the course of their Google apprenticeships this fall at the Google Mega WOW! Googlers came to connect with students, play video games and see robotics demonstrations. Citizen Schools Board of Advocates member and Google employee, Lucy Vasserman closed…