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January 26, 2023

SEO Scholars

SEO Scholars is a free, eight-year academic and leadership program that gets motivated public high school students to and through college. SEO looks for scholars who will contribute to the program with character, commitment, and grit, and who can also grow academically and professionally. They accept applications from any New York City public high school ninth grade student with a minimum GPA of 70%. Complete this form to learn more about the opportunity. Applications are now open.

January 26, 2023

NYC Youth Count

The NYC Youth Count is an annual survey that is part of the citywide effort to determine New Yorkers’ housing situation. The Youth Count will take place from January 25, 2023 through January 27, 2023. During the NYC Youth Count, Runaway and Homeless Youth provider staff and volunteers will ask young people between the ages of 14 through 24 to participate in a short anonymous survey. The count will be conducted during regular business hours at participating youth-serving programs, including emergency shelters, drop-in centers, outreach teams, and other programs. Go to their website to learn more about the survey and to access Zoom links to participate.

January 26, 2023

Demographics via Candid

In the past few years, there has been a heightened interest in nonprofit demographic data. However, the result is that nonprofits are asked to collect and report demographic data over and over again in different ways for different funders (meaning more work for already overworked nonprofits). Join Candid on February 14, 2023 at 2:00 PM to learn about Demographics via Candid, an initiative to empower nonprofits to share their demographic data once on their Candid profile on GuideStar, where it can be accessed and reused by funders and stakeholders across the field. Registration is now open.

January 26, 2023

The Obama Foundation Leaders USA Program

The Obama Foundation Leaders USA program is a six-month, non-residential leadership development program that seeks to inspire, empower, and connect emerging leaders across the country. They are looking for values-driven changemakers between the ages of 24-45 who are working to create lasting, positive change in the lives of people in their community. Together, leaders will accelerate positive and lasting change in their communities with a focus on strengthening institutions across sectors toward a more inclusive, participatory democracy. The deadline to apply is February 3, 2023.

January 26, 2023

Nonprofit Budgets: How to Get Started

Leaders often get asked to provide organizational budgets by funders, by community members, and by other stakeholders who want to know more about their work. However, nonprofit leaders don’t always have the opportunity to learn how to create a budget during the early stages of setting up their organizations. Nonprofit Finance Fund’s new three-video series can help you learn: How to Build a Budget from Scratch, How to Create a Budget Template, and How to Fill Out the Budget Template.

January 26, 2023

Child & Family Well-being in New York State

Citizens’ Committee for Children has released a new report, the Child & Family Well-being in New York State (CFWB) index, which underscores the urgent need for state leaders to go further to address the compounding consequences of the pandemic and profound disparities experienced by children and families. Their comprehensive report examines county-level data on economic security, housing stability, health care, education, youth, and families and communities. It importantly draws attention to the status of children and families in all 62 counties in New York, illustrating both where barriers to well-being are concentrated and long-standing inequities that persist across the state.

January 12, 2023

All Country Student Storytelling Workshop

The Moth is looking for 10th to 12th-grade students who are interested in crafting and sharing their own personal narratives as part of the All Country initiative, a free, virtual, out-of-school project. For eight weeks, students from across the country meet to learn how to develop, practice, and share personal stories. All Country activities include games, brainstorming, story crafting and ends with a private storytelling show for friends and family! Applications close on January 15, 2023.

January 12, 2023

New Year, New You, New Youth

Join CUNY School of Professional Studies for a two-part event for youth and adult allies that combines self-care and community care on January 18, 2023, from 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM. During the first hour of the New Year, New You, New Youth Agenda participants will have the opportunity to partake in a variety of offerings geared to improve rejuvenation and well-being. The second part of the event is focused on sharing back and discussing data from thousands of youth via The Intergenerational Change Initiatives' (ICI) 2022 Youth Ask Youth Census as well as strategizing around the five areas identified by young people that will be on the 2023 NYC Youth Agenda. Registration is now open.

January 12, 2023

Fostering Advancement & Careers through Enrichment Training in Science

Fostering Advancement & Careers through Enrichment Training in Science (FACETS) is a six-week virtual, interdisciplinary, research-intensive summer program hosted by The Office of Diversity and Inclusion within the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. FACETS offers a cadre of coursework, professional development, and networking opportunities to increase participants competitiveness for graduate school admission. This program is for rising college juniors and seniors. The deadline to apply is February 17, 2023.