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Cici's Corner 
 
 
Welcome to our February Newsletter!
 
It's National Summit Time! 
 
As you all know, we've revamped the Summit debuting the first Alumni Track. We’re so excited to reconnect with many of you.
 
Last month we had an amazing gathering with this years, Alumni Trainers. They are fired up and ready to go.
 
 
 
Fun fact: This is the 1st year we have an Alum trainer from each class year!! 

For those of you in the DMV area, we invite you to reconnect and re-energize at the National Summit Reception!

 
Please RSVP here by February 5th. 
 
 
Join the PFAW Board! 
 
Great news! A spot on the PFAW Board is now reserved for a member of the YP4 Alumni network.
 
As a member of the Alumni network we encourage you to nominate Alumni who you believe should represent you on the PFAW board.
T
he YP4 Alumnus will be selected June 31st and will serve a three -year term.
 
Nominate an Alumnus here!
 
 What’s Up Wednesday
 
 
Young People are continuously resisting the heightened xenophobia we are living in this current administration. Find out how.
 
Watch yesterday’s What’s Up Wednesday here!
 
 March Courts Webinar
 
 
 
The Vote and Courts Cohorts are learning opportunities for current Fellows and Alumni to get involved in civic engagement work. Find more information here 
 
March Courts Webinar
Register: Here by March 7th  
Date: March  14th at 8:00 pm EST
Topic: Military Courts
 
Questions? Email YP4Civics@pfaw.org
 
YP4 Fam in Action 
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship
 
Congratulations to YP4’16 Nuno Pereira for being selected to receive a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship to study abroad at either Oxford or Cambridge.Jack Kent Cooke Foundation 
 
Meet Your Neighbor
 
Congrats to  YP4’07 Adam Greenberg for founding and starting “Meet Your Neighbor", a social political podcast encouraging folks interact with their communities to find solutions to social issue. Check out his website here!
 
People of Color Health Matters Magazine
 
Congratulations to YP4’16 Alexandria Washington for being featured in People of Color Health Matters Magazine for her amazing work in public health. Check out her feature here!
 
“Unpacking Empathy: A Blueprint for Changing the World”
 
Check out Alumni Council member YP4 ’16 Luis Fernandez’s Ted Talk titled “Unpacking Empathy: A Blueprint for Changing the World”. His talk explored empathy as a strategy for changing the world, and fighting for human rights. View it here!
 
Closing the Skills Gap 
 
Alumni Council member YP4’11 Jamira Burley was recently partnered with LinkedIn Editors to discuss the ways businesses can engage young people and help to close the skills gap. To learn her insights, click here!
 
 
Alumni at SOTU
 
Congrats to YP4’16 Denea Joseph. Denea attended the State of Union with Sen. Kamala Harris. She is a Dreamer and immigration advocate who was recently interviewed by the online platform POPSUGAR. During the interview she discussed her passion for defending DACA as a Dreamer. Check out her discussion and learn more about her experiences here!
 
 Call for Blog Contributors 
Interested in writing content for YP4's website?
 
Write for the YP4 Blog
 
 
To participate: 
  • Submit a post that is 500-800 words and addressing one of YP4's target issue areas.   
  • Email your posts to: yp4communications@pfaw.org 
Update your Information! 
Fill out this quick survey below to update YP4 on where you are in life, so that we can best support you in your personal and professional work for social justice.
 
 
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Quote of the Month 
 “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.”
 
Booker T. Washington
 
Fellow Spotlight 
 
This month's Featured Fellow is Alexis Newell from      Hammond, Indiana!  
 
 
 When asked, what motivates her to do public service, she said: 
 
"What motivates me to do public service is knowing that building stronger communities makes for stronger individuals.
 
One of the truest statements I’ve heard is knowledge is power and I think one of the greatest tools to bring knowledge to people is through public service.
 
I also love knowing I can give hope to someone to go forward and live their dreams. Public service gives communities strong foundations to flourish."  
 
Read more about Alexis here
 
Alumni Spotlight 
 
 
YP4'11 Kat Kouot 
 
"The organizing tactics and strategic planning tools I gained from Young People For have stayed with me throughout my years of student organizing and continue to serve as the foundation for my approach to progressivism in my work as an educator."
 
Read more about Kat here
 
 Help The Fam Out!
 
 
Need a resource, information, or advice?
 
Tap into the knowledge of over 1,700 change makers. This section is for you to ask the YP4 Fam for support.
  
YP4 ’10 Joseph Reaves is raising funds to be a part of a program which will afford him a chance to intern and attend the Cannes Film Festival! To support Joseph click here!
 
Email YP4Alumni@pfaw.org by January 23rd for your ask to be featured in next month’s newsletter!
 
Job Opportunities 
 
Field Representative: Northern Ghana
Saha Global
Atlanta, GA
 
Data Manager
The Southern Poverty Law Center
Atlanta, GA
 
Program Director
Barbara Lee Family Foundation
Boston, MA
 
Managing Attorney
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
Los Angeles, CA
 
Recruitment and Retention of Black Union Researchers
Jobs with Justice
Webinar
 
Statewide Director of Internal Organizing
SEIU
Los Angeles, CA
 
Global Health Fellowship
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Nationwide
 
Assistant Director of Programs
Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center
Cambridge, MA,
 
Director of Development
Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Boston, MA
 
Operations Associate
Empower Schools
Boston, MA
 
Program Director
Barbara Lee Family Foundation
Boston, MA
 
Community Organizer
SEIU National Fast Food Workers Union
Detroit, MI
 
Executive Director
SMART Recovery
Mentor, OH
 
Grants Assistant
Cancer Support Community
Bedminster, NJ
 
Environmental Justice Organizer
Clean Water for North Carolina
Durham, NC
 
 
Executive Director
Citizen’s Policy Project and Alabama Arise
Montgomery, AL
 
 
Smart Justice Organizer
ACLU of Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
 
Program Director
Alliance for Youth Organizing
Washington DC
 
Field Director
URGEL Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity
Washington DC
 
Development Associate
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
Oakland, CA
 
Communications Director
People’s Action
Chicago, IL
 
Student Affairs Manager
Sitar Arts Center
Washington, DC
 
Site Coordinator
Playworks
Phoenix, AZ
 
Senior Program Director, Workforce Development & Criminal Justice
Code for America
San Francisco, CA

Vice President, Development
Echoing Green
New York, NY

Director of Community Impact
SoulCycle
New York, NY

Vice President, Regional Operations

The Mission Continues
Multiple Locations

Director of Development
We Are The Mighty
Los Angeles, CA
 
VP, Client Services
Propper Daly
Los Angeles
 
Chief-of-Staff
Propper Daly
Los Angeles
 
Managers (LA or Dallas)
Propper Daly
Los Angeles, CA or Dallas, TX
 
Coordinators,Client Services
Propper Daly
Los Angeles
 
Coordinator, Marketing and Communications
Propper Daly
Los Angeles
 
Casting Call
MTV
Nationwide
 
Advancement Coordinator
Music Center
Los Angeles, CA
 
Assistant Director of Programs
Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center
Cambridge, MA,
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