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.   

Event Information

 - Wednesday, April 11, 2018
 - 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 1 drink ticket & appetizers)

Purchase your tickets here

Meet the 2018 Presenters


Rodrigo Dorador, Board Member
Jake Gunnoe, Director
Mary McGillicuddy, Community Relations Coordinator
Eduardo Morales, Program Manager
Liz Salazar, Executive Assistant and Operations Coordinator
Nicole Valenzuela, Program & Care Coordinator


Meet this year's emcees


Evan Roberts

Kaila White

Past Winners

2017 Winner - Kelsey Pinckney, Read Better Be Better

2016 Winner - Katie Thorson, New Pathways for Youth

2015 Winner - Kari Scherling, Year Up

Thank you to our Sponsors! 

Presenting Sponsor: 

Event Sponsors:

Sanford Institute of Philanthropy

Mass Mutual Arizona

Henry + Horne