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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 [...]
Reposted from CB3 Philadelphia and Pat Gallen
In the Employee Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Artasia Clark is an Outreach Worker in the Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) program. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Artasia Clarke, I am from New York City, [...]
#GivingTuesday is Here! Help Youth Service, Inc. Provide Holiday Gifts for Teens It’s #GivingTuesday, and our goal is to raise $2,000 to buy 100 $20 gift cards for the teens residing at YSI's Youth Emergency Service (YES) shelter this holiday season! YES offers immediate housing and respite to youth facing housing insecurity or are unable to safely live [...]