It’s not about winning over every person in the room; it’s about sharing your passion, your organization, that thing that gets you out of bed in the morning. As a presenter in last year’s inaugural YNPN Link Event, I was honored to share about my organization’s Localist program working to increase awareness and build pride for our state.Read more
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.Read more
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!
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?Read more