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!


1 Million Meals Served!

Published on January 28, 2020 9:18 pm | Written by

Projections said that the 1,000,000th meal was at least seven or eight years down the road—and only if we could make it through the first few years.

Back to The Future: Reflecting on 2019 and Beyond

Published on December 19, 2019 10:50 pm | Written by

In 2010, Youthprise was created with the formula YE2 + E = QR (Youth Engagement + Equity = Quality Results.) Since inception, we have valued access, quality, innovation, and...

Banyan Grows Relationships through Food

Published on November 26, 2019 10:02 pm | Written by

At Banyan Community Center, snacktime is just time to refuel with a hot meal after a long school day. It's time for cross-age conversations between kids and community members.

Reflecting on 2018 and Looking Forward

Published on December 21, 2018 5:49 pm | Written by

As the new year approaches, we find it important to reflect on Youthprise’s place in the philanthropic landscape in the past year, and to incorporate the lessons we’ve learned...

Rochelle & Nadia | Changemakers

Published on September 21, 2018 7:03 pm | Written by

Rochelle Lund and Nadia Linoo are two Research Associates that create YPAR curriculum, help facilitate trainings and support the Youth Research Network as a part of Youthprise’s YPAR team.

Hear Us Out | Episode #6

Published on September 6, 2018 6:03 pm | Written by

On this episode, GaoZong and Mai Shoua explore mental health and healthy practices with guests, Tizon Matthews and Birgit Kelly of Tubman.