Blog

Welcome to our blog! Here you can expect to find posts about current grant opportunities, job openings, staff perspective pieces, and youth-created digital stories and podcasts. Enjoy!


Racial Pride and Academic Achievement

Published on January 14, 2013 2:34 pm | Written by

In honor of Black History Month, every year in February children across the country have the opportunity to learn about contributions from African American writers, political figures, inventors, and...

NewsFlash: Volume 1, Issue 2

Published on December 6, 2012 11:51 am | Written by

December 2012 Youthprise publishes a News Flash newsletter on a quarterly basis to update our community on news that impacts the work that is done here at Youthprise. Take a...

Guest Blog Post from In Progress

Published on November 20, 2012 11:51 am | Written by

We anticipated Youthprise’s first round of grant making in May 2012 would help us build connections with a broad range of organizations – allowing us to learn from each...

Get out and Vote!

Published on October 25, 2012 1:42 pm | Written by

When I hear the pundits say how important the youth vote is ‘in this year’s election’ I chuckle and wonder what my parents must think – when the youth...

Turning the Lights On Afterschool

Published on October 9, 2012 1:48 pm | Written by

October 18th marks the 12th annual Lights On Afterschool project of the Afterschool Alliance. To celebrate the importance of afterschool programs Lights On Afterschool rallies will take place across...