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Young People For
 Program Update
 
 
We are excited to announce that our 2018-2019 Fellowship applications open TODAY!
 
We are looking for young, progressive leaders to form part of our next Fellowship class. Find more information about the application and requirements here
 
Important Dates: 
 
Priority Deadline: December 31st
 
Application Deadline: January 31st
  
 
Introducing #WhatUpWednesdays 
 
 
Tune in for our Facebook Lives  Wednesdays at 12:30PM ET to find out what’s up in the world and how you can take action! 
Nominate 
We invite professors, administrators, community leaders, and activists to nominate promising young progressive leaders for the program.
 
Nominators play a crucial role in connecting young activists with the support and guidance YP4 can provide. Anyone is welcome to submit a nomination! 
 
Blog Spot

We Must Start Listening to Young Voices on Climate Change

 
Read more here
 
Sponsors Needed!
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the 2018- 2019 National Summit, please email YP4 Director Christin "Cici" Battle: cbattle@pfaw.org 
 
How can we support you?
Are you hiring? Let us know and we will connect you with our Alumni network of over 1,700 young progressives across the country!
 
Email jobs and opportunities to youngpeoplefor@pfaw.org
 
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About YP4
 
 
Young People For is a national long-term a leadership development program for college aged folks, that aims to identify, engage and empower young people who are historically left out of the leadership development pipeline to take action in their community.
 
We are dedicated to encouraging young people to be campus and community leaders today, while supporting them with the skills and resources they need to create the change they want to see, now.
 
YP4 Fam in Action! 
YP4 Alum responds to Trump's hateful policy against DACA
 
YP4' 13 Carlos Adolfo Gonzalez's response to Trump's hateful policy was featured on MoveOn.org Check out the video here. #DefendDaca
 
Project Feed Thy Neighbor 
 
Check out YP4'16 Kyle Jumper-Smith's Blueprint for Social Justice, "Project Feed Thy Neighbor" highlighted on Bowling Green State University's website!! Congrats Kyle! #YP4 #BlueprintsinAction
 
The Conversation We Need to Have After Charlottesville 
 
Check out this article written by YP4'16 Yulkendy Valdez featured on Huffington Post! "For the sake of our youth, we must talk about race more than ever as the next generation is the most diverse—and colorful—we have ever seen."
 
Current Conversations
 
YP4'14 Romeo Jackson was featured in an episode of Current Conversations with R.C. Davis-Undiano  to discuss gender roles,  gender fluidity, and how we can stimulate conversations on the LGBTQ community. 
 
HBCU 20x20 
 
YP4'14 Nicole Tinson- Johnson has launched a national campaign called HBCU 20x20. The goal of HBCU 20x20 is to directly place 20,000 students and graduates from Historically Black Colleges and Universities in jobs and internship opportunities by the year 2020. Read more about it here!
 
 
YP4 Alum in Boston Globe
 
YP4'13 Cario Mendes, shares his thoughts as Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced an end to DACA in September. 
 
Upcoming Events 
Save the Date for our 2018 National Summit!
 
This year’s summit is titled Redefining Resistance. We will be hosting it in Baltimore, Maryland during President's Day weekend as a form of resistance against the current administration, who has shown violence and bigotry against the communities we serve. 
 
  
Save the date for YP4’s  Annual National Summit Reception!  Come meet our new class of Fellows, mingle with our Alumni,  and celebrate our award honorees.  This year’s reception will be at the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, MD on Friday, February 16th.
 
RSVP here
 
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