BOSTON — Pepperell resident Molly Brooks is completing a year of public service in education as a City Year Boston AmeriCorps member.

During her service, Brooks is working at the Trotter Innovation School in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston to provide support to students in attendance, positive behavior, and coursework in English and math, and to ensure they stay on track to high school graduation.

City Year Boston AmeriCorps members serve as critical mentors, tutors and role models in 23 Boston Public Schools, reaching more than 12,000 students every day.

Brooks is one of more than 3,000 City Year AmeriCorps members who serve over 196,000 students each day in nearly 300 high-need public schools nationwide. City Year’s work is made possible by support from the Corporation for National and Community Service, school district partnerships, and private philanthropy from corporations, foundations and individuals. More info about City Year Boston is available at