This is your chance to raise awareness about your cause and win prize money– $500, to be exact–for your organization. Six speakers will be selected and allocated three minutes to make a compelling case for their cause. At the end of all presentations, audience members will vote for the presenter they believe delivered the most captivating and inspirational message of social change taking place to solve an issue or problem. A $500 donation for their chosen cause will be awarded to the presenter with the highest number of votes, on behalf of YNPN Phoenix. 


Date and Venue

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

5:30 - 7:30 PM  

Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 

Networking, appetizers and drinks in courtyard before presentations!

Price $15 (includes first drink & free appetizers)

RSVP today!


Raffle Prizes:

  • Food & Wine: Gift Cards to: Sprinkles Cupcakes, Whole Foods Market, J&G Steak House, and Upward Projects
  • Sports: AZ Diamondback Tickets 
  • Leisure: Overnight stay at The Saguaro Hotel
  • Culture: One-Year Membership to Desert Botanical Garden and Two guest passes to Phoenix Zoo 
  • Entertainment: Lucky Strike & Gypsy Bar- Phoenix Certificate 
  • Services:  Auto Zone gift card
  • Devices: Amazon Echo 

Raffle tickets: $5/2 tickets, $10/5 tickets, $15/10 tickets, $20/20 tickets


2017 LINK Presenters:

Jose Urteaga, Local First Arizona

Ashley Marengo, Playworks

Andrea Sanchez, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Phoenix

Matthew Aguilar, Copper City Youth Project

Kelsey Pinckney, Read Better Be Better

Lloyd Hopkins, Million Dollar Teacher Project