In Case You Missed It: YSI - Youth Service, Inc. 's Community Navigator, Porsha Burton was recently featured on KYW Newsradio's Flashpoint episode "The hidden faces of teen homelessness in Philadelphia" Listen to the full conversation here: https://lnkd.in/e9UTQ7V
YSI In The News: More teens in Philadelphia experience homelessness than previously thought, report shows
Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) Community Navigator, Porsha Burton was recently featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article highlighting new research that shows that the number of public high school students who are homeless in Philadelphia may be four times greater than official figures. Read the full article here. If you are interested in learning more about [...]
Youth Service, Inc. is celebrating Pride Month by highlighting LGBTQ+ voices in our various programs. In this Q&A spotlight, we are speaking with Nellie, a young adult in Youth Service, Inc.'s Community Navigator program who identifies as part of the LGBTQ+ community to highlight issues youth in this community are facing in Philadelphia and find [...]
Register now for a June 22nd webinar on new research on youth experiencing homelessness, followed by a panel. The webinar will be from 10 AM to 11.30 AM. A new study from researchers at Nemours Children’s Health System and the University of Pennsylvania finds that youth homelessness may be drastically underestimated in the United States. In [...]
In the Supporter Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. donor making an impact in the communities we serve. In this spotlight, we are recognizing the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Hampton Alumni Association (NHAA) with an interview with chapter President, Elaine Lawrence- Green. Q: Tell us a little bit about the Philadelphia Chapter of the NHAA. We are a part [...]
Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) is proud to annouce that we are a recipient of Finish Line Youth Foundation's Louder Than Words grant on behalf of Tierra Whack and Finish Line JD Sports Community Voices.
Youth Service, Inc. has a bi-weekly radio segment with Revive Radio that airs live on Instagram Live and 98.5 FM every other Friday at 4 PM EST. Last week's episode featured YSI's Community Navigator program. You can watch the full episode below.
Photo courtesy of YONG KIM / Staff Photographer Philadelphia Inquirer Youth Service, Inc.'s Youth Emergency Service (YES) alumni, Destiny Jackson was recently profiled by the Philadelphia Inquirer. Read the full article here. If you are interesting in helping Destiny reach her dream college, please visit her GoFundMe.
Starting on Monday May 3, Youth Service, Inc. (YSI)'s Community Navigator Program will be hosting a weekly series of workshops on resume building, health, economics, etc. The schedule and available workshops are as follows: Resume development: Monday-12:00-2:00pm Young fathers program: Tuesday 12:00-2:00pm Home Economics Development: Wednesday 12:00-2:00pm S.H.E (Sexual Health Education): Thursday-12:00-2:00pm FriYaY luncheon: [...]