Harnessing the Power of Youth Organizing: Impact on Resiliency, Social-Emotional Development, and Academic & Career Success

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm EDT
Philanthropy New York, 1500 Broadway, 7th Floor, NYC
Members of PNY & Partner Orgs: 
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Join the NYC Youth Funders for a session that will focus on the benefits of youth organizing and how these experiences help young people develop strong social-emotional competencies and tangible skills that promote academic and career success. The session will also explore the important role of youth organizing in today’s political climate and how funders can learn more about youth organizing.

  • What youth organizing is and how it relates to youth development
  • Extensive research findings on the benefits of youth organizing 
  • How the experiences of youth organizing campaigns have helped youth build resiliency and gain valuable skills
  • The value of funding youth organizing and how funders can build the case for this work at their respective foundations


Designed for

All interested funders.


2:45 - 3:00 PM  Check-in
3:00 - 5:00 PM  Program

Registration is required by March 21st

Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please log in and click the Register Now link above.

Guests of NYC Youth Funders: Please email nycyouthfunders@gmail.com with your name, title, organizational affiliation, business mailing address, and phone number. Please indicate by which organizer you were invited. (no fee)

Non-Member Funders: Please email register@philanthropynewyork.org. ($150 fee)

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