The Quail Springs Baptist Church High School Choir visited YES on Monday , June 6th as part of their summer tour of cities, singing and sharing a message of hope to teens. The group's presentation included a 35-voice choir accompanied by electric piano singing songs with a message about choices, attitudes, right behavior, and hope [...]
In the Employee Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Jemetra Harvey-Gordon is on the Program Support Staff team at YSI's Crittenton Family Based Support Center program and has worked at YSI for 15 years. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. [...]
It is a Sunday morning at Youth Service, Inc.’s Youth Emergency Service (YES) teen shelter and Colin Pustilnik is walking around the lounge trying to get sleepy teenagers motivated for another Sunday Wellness Workout session, while his volunteer partner Chris Major sets up the workout area. Pustilnik, a sales leader at Tangoe, and Major, Corporate [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
National Safe Place Week 2021 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dan Brightcliffe Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) 215-222-3262 ext. 2029 email@example.com National Safe Place Week Celebrates Safe Place® Program for Youth Youth Service, Inc. operates local Safe Place program Philadelphia, PA March 18, 2021: National Safe Place Network (NSPN) and Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) are pleased to announce March 21-27, 2021 as National Safe Place (NSP) Week. The nationally recognized week serves to raise awareness about the Safe Place program, a [...]