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The Importance of Fitness in Housing

Written by Emily Johnson, Housing Case Manager The young people beginning their new lives at Archdale and St. Barnabas apartments have exemplified the meaning of “flexible” when it comes to their fitness rooms. Unfortunately, this has not been thanks to yoga classes or stretch bands, but due to dealing with broken equipment, closed fitness rooms, […]

A Night of Hope, a Lifetime of Change

We spend so much time talking about how much donating to YouthLink will change the lives of the people we serve that we sometimes forget to talk about how much it changes the lives of our donors. A lot of the people who donate to YouthLink didn’t know much about us before they were introduced […]

Dropping In To Out! Group

For YouthLink’s community of young people who have experienced homelessness and instability, survival is key. Survival skills may include finding food and warmth, a place to rest, a way to stay out of danger. For the subset of these young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, or questioning their sexual identity, the instability […]

The Cornwells: Finding and Filling Needs

Ron and Joan Cornwell paint themselves as a regular, mostly-retired couple, enjoying their family, their home in Minnesota and, when it’s bone-chilling cold here, their retreat in Arizona. Their modesty and generosity go hand-in-hand. The Cornwells have a long tradition of philanthropy and advocacy, but their focus is on helping young people. They are passionate […]

History In The Making: KaMia Watson

This month, YouthLink is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing some of the amazing women in our community.  Hi, my name is: KaMia Watson I identify as: a black woman What I do at YouthLink: I am the Administrative Assistant here at YouthLink, where I am responsible for assisting with day-to-day administrative operations. What does […]

History In The Making: Dr. Rose Brewer

This month, YouthLink is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing some of the amazing women in our community. Hi, my name is: Dr. Rose Brewer I identify as: a Black woman, scholar–activist What I do at YouthLink: I am a strong supporter of YouthLink and am very pleased with the work that is being done. […]