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History in the Making: Queen Porsha Brown

This month, YouthLink is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing some of the amazing women in our community. Hi, my name is: Queen Porsha I identify as: Black Royalty, but since America doesn’t always recognize that as a category then I guess you can say that I am a black female. What I do at […]

History in the Making: Kelley Eubanks

This month, YouthLink is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing some of the amazing women in our community. Hi, my name is Kelley Eubanks I identify as a mother, sister, daughter, friend, woman, educator, humanitarian, life coach, lover of God, entrepreneur, dog owner, and youth advocate trying to keep them all aligned and filled with […]

History in the Making: Shanice Mason

This month, YouthLink is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing some of the amazing women in our community. My name is: Shanice “Sunnie” Mason I identify as: A queer, black woman. At YouthLink, I am a: youth advocate. What does a woman of color/black woman mean to you? Being a black woman means so much […]

YouthLink’s Drop-In Presidential Election

During this election season, YouthLink’s staff has been working to connect young people with their rights as citizens to vote. Organizations like the League of Women Voters come to the Drop-In Center to register young people to vote and, as a way to get young people to engage even further in the process, YouthLink held […]

Partner Post: Kulture Klub Collaborative

  We’re celebrating the five-year anniversary of the Youth Opportunity Center (YOC)—a collaboration of over 30 agencies providing services to young people all in one location to help break down barriers youth face. To celebrate, we’ve asked our partners to share a little bit more about what they do, after all, the YOC wouldn’t exist […]

Partner Post: A Lifetime of Serving the Community

  We’re celebrating the five-year anniversary of the Youth Opportunity Center (YOC)—a collaboration of over 30 agencies providing services to young people all in one location to help break down barriers youth face. To celebrate, we’ve asked our partners to share a little bit more about what they do, after all, the YOC wouldn’t exist […]

Partner Post: Women Wear Hard Hats Too

  We’re celebrating the five-year anniversary of the Youth Opportunity Center (YOC)—a collaboration of over 30 agencies providing services to young people all in one location to help break down barriers youth face. To celebrate, we’ve asked our partners to share a little bit more about what they do, after all, the YOC wouldn’t exist […]

Congratulations to the 2016 Graduates!

On June 17th we had one of our favorite events – our annual graduation ceremony to celebrate youth who received their high school diploma, earned their GED, or completed a postsecondary certification or training course while experiencing homelessness. It was a moving ceremony complete with graduation march, certificates of achievement, youth and community speakers, and […]

Partner Post: Strong Partners Make a Strong Program

  We’re celebrating the five-year anniversary of the Youth Opportunity Center (YOC)—a collaboration of over 30 agencies providing services to young people all in one location to help break down barriers youth face. To celebrate, we’ve asked our partners to share a little bit more about what they do, after all, the YOC wouldn’t exist […]