From the "City Year" website ...
As part of City Year, you will be a “big citizen” joining with diverse and passionate team members who feel a responsibility to their communities and for the well-being of everyone around them.
Every day, you will work with other corps members to create an inclusive team – one that is strengthened through the combination of individual experiences and talents.
Wearing the City Year uniform provides a diverse group with a unifying and highly recognizable symbol. When a corps member in uniform is welcomed in a school, community center or neighborhood with the greeting, "Hey, City Year!" - you realize the uniform commands respect, instills pride and embodies an tradition of service.
The unifying spirit of the corps is exemplified by:
The shared values of making a difference through service,
Asked by Anonymous at 7:13 PM on Aug. 14, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by Anonymous at 7:13 PM on Aug. 14, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 7:14 PM on Aug. 14, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 7:21 PM on Aug. 14, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 7:23 PM on Aug. 14, 2009
Nothing wrong with city year, or what you posted. They've been around long before the Obama admin, and they do great things. It fosters a sense of community service.
And no anon :23 with the question lacking originality. The uniform is khaki pants and red shits/jackets.
Answer by SRiveroC at 7:36 PM on Aug. 14, 2009
Oh, sort of like the Target uniform. I give respect where it's earned, not 'commanded'.
Seriously though, do you ever crack a smile? I mean, besides at your own posts?
Something reeks of condescension.
Answer by Anonymous at 7:39 PM on Aug. 14, 2009
Answer by yourspecialkid at 9:35 PM on Aug. 14, 2009
Anon :39 I smile all the time.
Something that makes me giggle quite often, is when someone to chicken to show their face and screen name on a social networking site for mom's tries to "talk tough".
Especially when they are marked by a giant blue question mark.
Answer by SRiveroC at 1:09 AM on Aug. 15, 2009