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Youth Voice Awards

Michelina Ferrara
Coordinator, Brooklyn Youth Fellowship

On Saturday, June 27th, streaming live from across Brooklyn, our Brooklyn Youth Activists presented the 2020 Youth Voice Awards, honoring eight exciting projects led by youth that offer innovative solutions to the impacts of COVID-19 and systemic injustice in their communities. 

 

Jeanne Landers
Communications Intern

Our Brooklyn Youth Activists organized their 3rd annual conference on Saturday, April 20th at the YWCA Brooklyn, with this year’s theme “Youth Open Up”

Michelina Ferrara
Coordinator, Brooklyn Youth Fellowship

While celebrating the theme of justice and healing, the Brooklyn Youth Fellows presented the 2018 recipients of The Youth Voice Awards in a ceremony held at the Foundation on Friday, June 8th.

Daniel-Joseph Cyan
Communications Intern

Our summer intern interviews leaders of the Youth Voice Award-winning "No Eye Candy" project, supported by YWCA Brooklyn, to discuss their project.

Michelina Ferrara
Coordinator, Brooklyn Youth Fellowship

On Friday, June 2nd, our Brooklyn Youth Fellows honored the eight winning projects submitted by young people in partnership with local nonprofits, at an event filled with performances, a professional photo-booth, delicious local food, and lots of fun.

Michelina Ferrara
Coordinator, Brooklyn Youth Fellowship

On Sunday, March 5th, our Brooklyn Youth Fellows led their first-ever conference, designed for youth, by youth. The Youth Resistance Conference  aka #YouthResist2017 — was held in partnership with youth leaders at the YWCA Brooklyn. 

Michelina Ferrara
Coordinator, Brooklyn Youth Fellowship

This year, 12 powerhouse Brooklyn Youth Fellows will be engaged in 8-months of community work in four key areas

 
    Liane Stegmaier
    Vice President of Communications and Strategy

    How are you spending your summer vacation? 

    Last Friday night, Brooklyn Community Foundation played proud host to the first-ever Youth Voice Awards—a celebration of youth-led grantmaking.

    Liane Stegmaier
    Vice President of Communications and Strategy

    It's March Madness at Brooklyn Community Foundation! 

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