Albert Taylor Nelson, Jr. has been appointed a Board Member of City Year Detroit. City Year Detroit is a part of the National Service movement which brings together young adults, up to age 24, to serve the community full time for 10 months. Corps members serve schools through mentoring, tutoring, and after school programs. They strengthen neighborhoods through physical service projects such as park clean-ups, playground builds, and work in food pantries. Corps members are compensated with a weekly stipend, health insurance, federal loan forbearance, and an education award to use towards tuition or student loan repayment.