Dear Members and Friends of YANA:
As we face the promise of a transformational summer, please join us next Wednesday, June 26th, 6:30pm EDT at the Yale Club for our monthly YANA meeting as we continue to envision and build an inclusive support network dedicated to advancing social change. All newcomers are welcome! Join us and we’ll be sure to carve out time for you to share your aspirations and vision for the future.
Spotlight will feature Cathy Cramer, CEO of Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT), the leading nonprofit organization in New York dedicated to enhancing access to justice for children and families in the Family Court system. LIFT provides legal information, community education, and support services to those in need.
Opportunities to Serve
myAgro, the award-winning NGO based in West Africa, is seeking a Chief Development Officer. myAgro pioneered the use of mobile technology to enable farmers to save and invest in seed, fertilizer, tools and training to significantly increase their harvests and income. Email Daniel Hammond for more info.
Crossing Point Arts is a nonprofit that provides the healing and restorative power of the arts to survivors of human trafficking, helping them release trauma and reclaim their once-silenced voices. Contact Executive Director Anne Pollack with your interest or suggestions.
Teens For Food Justice, the nonprofit leader in the youth-led food justice movement, is seeking a Central Office Manager to manage the office operations of a $2M organization. To apply, send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
The Youth Service Opportunities Project (YSOP) engages youth in immersive service learning programs, providing opportunities for direct & indirect service throughout NYC and DC. YSOP is currently seeking members for its NY-based board and DC-based council; contact Shoshana Davidoff-Gore ’17: firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-347-2525.
For women seeking a pivot or reboot, consider the Purpose & Power Summit (July 20-21) in Sun Valley, Idaho hosted by Inspiring Capital, the B Corp founded by longtime YANA member Nell Derick Debevoise. Contact Nell for more info.
Enjoy the weekend, see you on the 26th.
Ken Inadomi ‘76
June 26, 2019 | 6:30pm EDT
Executive Director Update
New York Events
- 2018-2019 Webinar Series, Lou
- “Leading with a Growth Mindset” Recap
- Register for “Telling the Truth in a Compelling Way” Webinar, July 10
- Sept. 4: “Social Impact Careers,” Details & Registration to follow
- YANA Membership, Grace
- Yale Community Connect, a series of ongoing programs, Alison
- Brownsville Howard Playground refurbishment w/ The Mission Continues (6/22) Recap, Astrid Andre
- Booker T Washington JHS (MS54) Summer Tutoring Program (7/29-8/1)
- 2019 YDOS Recaps & Reflections
- Program Updates: Nina Jaroslaw, Darian Parker, Ellen Priest
- Holiday YC Connect Family Volunteering Event
- What are you for?
- Connections and Collaborations
- Measuring Impact
Next Meeting: Wednesday, July 31st. Spotlight will feature Jim Shattuck, Interim President of National Executive Service Corps (NESC), a nonprofit providing affordable consulting and executive search services for nonprofits. NESC is chaired by Yale alumni legend Marv Berenblum ’56 who will be joining us.