In the Employee Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Carla Johnson is the Conference Coordinator for our annual Rise and Dream Philly Teen Conference. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I grew up in a non-traditional home. We were a family [...]
SCOOP USA recently covered YSI and People's Emergency Center (PEC)'s back to school supply and resource giveaway. Read their full article here.
Listen to YSI's Keevon Johnson and youth Destiny on Uptown Radio via Revive Radio on Instagram where they discuss YSI’s various programs and work in the communities we serve as well as the first virtual Rise and Dream Philly Teem Conference.
Youth Service, Inc. and People’s Emergency Center Offered Services, Resources, and Supplies at Ready to Learn Back to School Event
Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) and People’s Emergency Center (PEC), teamed up and gave away headsets, school supplies, books and bookbags to 70 school-aged children and youth on Wednesday, September 23, at PEC’s creative placemaking site The Bank (3750 Lancaster Avenue). YSI and PEC also helped families to connect to other resources that they offer, such as parenting [...]
Saturday, October 3, 2020 Youth Service, Inc, The Advocacy Institute, Urban Youth Racing School and the Mayor’s Office of Youth/Black Male Engagement are teaming up this year for the Rise & Dream Philly Teen Conference! We want to empower more Philly teens to stand up against gun violence, tobacco use and address trauma. Rise [...]
Join YSI's Baring House, PEC, and AFEL for a Book Give Away Books are geared towards ages birth-8 and are selected to keep young minds busy and learning! Learn about community resources for your family Wear a mask and be prepared to social distance Enjoy some of the summer weather while staying safe with your [...]
In the Volunteer Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. volunteer making an impact in the communities we serve. Dan Kist volunteers at the annual Tows 4 Tots event. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am 31 years old and have lived in Philadelphia my entire life and graduated [...]
On Saturday December 14, Youth Service, Inc. hosted the 12th Annual Tows 4 Tots event in which local tow truck companies collect toys for the holidays for the youth in YSI programming. KYW News Radio wrote about the event here and an audio feature on the event here .
Youth Service, Inc. will be hosting our annual Back to School event on Friday August 16 from 10 am to 2 pm at our Crittenton location, 6325 Burbridge Street Philadelphia, PA 19144. On this day, we provide families and their children with uniforms, school supplies, and a day of fun and games. Our goal is [...]
The Rise and Dream Philly Teen Conference sponsored by Youth Service, Inc. and Health Promotion Council’s Advocacy Institute takes place on Saturday May 18th at Temple University 1755 N. 13th Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. iHeartMedia Philadelphia's Loraine Ballard Morrill spoke with youth from the Advocacy Institute who are participating in the event which gives [...]