Presenting at LINK - Katie Mabardy


We are so much more powerful united. YNPN provides an invaluable service for the next generation of non-profit leaders. Through building connections and creating friendships, young professionals have the opportunity to impact their local and global communities. The YNPN Link event provides the space to share with each other the transformative work of organizations in the community. The event leaves attendees and speakers inspired and energized to make a difference.

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Presenting at LINK - Elyse Guidas


So, you’re interested in YNPN Link, huh? Do you have what it takes to present in front of a bunch of strangers? Of course you do! Just in case you need some pointers, here are a few simple tips to help you prepare for the big event. 

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Presenting at LINK - Kari Sherling



Year Up Arizona opened its doors in January, 2015, pledging to help the state’s 18-24 year olds who are highly motivated but lack opportunities to enter the mainstream economy. The need for Year Up in Arizona was, and is, great as our state has the fifth highest rate of disconnected young adults in the country – those who are under-or unemployed or not enrolled in school fulltime. Having been a national success for the past 15 years, in 14 different cities, we knew we’d make quite the impact here in Arizona. But how could we ensure buy-in from the community without being known?

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Meet Michael Chang

Michael_Chang_08.jpgI just joined YNPN Phoenix last summer and have been really excited about the connections I've made these last several months. In both the board and the chapter membership as a whole, it's been wonderful seeing a group of diverse young professionals interested in furthering nonprofit causes come together for their own professional and personal growth.

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