The Better Bike Share Partnership (BBSP) is an effort led by the City of Philadelphia that works to ensure that Indego bike share is accessible to all Philadelphians. The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is a non-profit advocacy and education organization working as part of the Better Bike Share Partnership to support bike share and biking education. [...]
Tireless energy, compassion and commitment are just some of the descriptive words for David Chaney, Sr. His every action is focused on the best outcomes for youth and the community. He is centered on connecting those engaged in the same work, he is centered on justice initiatives, especially for the youth in Philadelphia, and he [...]
Youth Service, Inc. is excited to announce the addition of 5 new members to our Board of Directors. Please join us in welcoming them to our Board. "I am very excited to join YSI's board; YSI and its dedicated staff remind all of us, the imperative to be supportive of families and youth throughout Philadelphia, [...]
Youth Service, Inc. will be hosting our annual Back to School event on Friday August 17 from 11 am to 2 pm at our Crittenton location at 6325 Burbridge Street Philadelphia, PA 19144. We are looking for volunteers to fill the following roles for this event: Refreshments- help serve and/or donate drinks and snacks Registration team- [...]
In the Volunteer Spotlight we aim to recognize a Youth Service, Inc. volunteer making an impact in the communities we serve. Kien Nguyen volunteers at Youth Emergency Service. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. Kien: I am a second generation Vietnamese-American and the son of immigrant parents who fled Vietnam and came [...]
After 32 years at Youth Service, Inc. , Robert Grant celebrated his retirement at the end of June. The following photos are from his retirement reception.
Left to right: Jamie Clark, Angel Saysay, Gwen Bailey, Erica Makowski, Tim Massaquoi and Robert Grant "Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great [...]
Thanks to Penn Dental Medicine volunteers for coming to Baring House this past weekend for a day of service. The volunteers taught children and their families about oral hygiene through science experiments and dental related arts & crafts.
2018 (16th Annual) Youth Service, Inc. and Anthony Martin “I Can Dream” Philly Teen Conference Photos
Organized by Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) and Anthony Martin, the 16th annual “I Can Dream” Teen Conference was a unique opportunity for city youth to build self-esteem and chart a positive path for the future. Our theme this year was “The World is Listening, Use Your Voice!,” which focused on effective communication practices. [...]