Media Relations

Youth INC 29th Annual Celebration Gala Raises $3M
February 16, 2024

Youth INC successfully hosted its 29th Annual Celebration Gala recognizing the remarkable achievements in youth development of its Nonprofit Partners and Senator Bill Bradley.

Youth INC to honor Senator Bill Bradley at 29th Annual Celebration Gala
January 2, 2024

Leading capacity builder, Youth INC to present Senator Bill Bradley with highest honor, the John C. Whitehead Leadership Award for his commitment to social progress.

Rise Academy is Changing the Narrative for a New Wave of Nonprofit Leaders of Color
November 28, 2023

Rise Academy is addressing the racial disparities present in nonprofit leadership by supporting the growth and advancement of leaders of color.

Youth INC releases The Pandemic Report
December 13, 2022

The Pandemic Report is the first-of-its-kind report that focuses solely on the experiences of youth development nonprofits and reveals crucial data and insights about the knock-on effect of the pandemic. 

Youth INC raises $4M at 28th Annual Celebration Gala
November 17, 2022

Youth INC's Celebration Gala honored David Mussafer of Advent International with the John C. Whitehead Award and recognized Trail Blazers with its inaugural Partner in Impact Award.

The John C. Whitehead Leadership Award
November 4, 2022

The John C. Whitehead Leadership Award is Youth INC’s highest honor and recognizes individuals who have helped advance social change through their philanthropic endeavors.

Youth INC named finalist at NYC Imagine Awards
October 18, 2022

Youth INC’s Rise Academy recognized by NYC Imagine Awards among some of New York City’s most effective and innovative nonprofit organizations.

Youth INC to honor David Mussafer at Celebration Gala
September 13, 2022

Youth INC is proud to honor David Mussafer, chairman and managing partner of Advent International, with the John C. Whitehead Leadership Award at its 28th Annual Celebration Gala on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

Mental Health Action Day
May 19, 2022

Youth INC kicked off Mental Health Action Day with the Nasdaq Opening Bell, launching its Speak Out: Mental Health Is Health campaign that aims to normalize mental health conversations, create a connection to resources, and inspire action.

Youth INC raises a record $3 million at its Celebration Gala
November 10, 2021

Celebration Gala achieved unprecedented fundraising results, raising over $3 million to invest in Youth INC’s powerful network of more than 75 nonprofit partners. The event honored Adena Friedman, Nasdaq, and Sister Tesa Fitzgerald, Hour Children.

Sister Tesa honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
November 3, 2021

Youth INC honors Sister Tesa Fitzgerald, CSJ, with Lifetime Achievement Award at its Celebration Gala on Monday, November 8.

Youth INC appoints three new Directors to its Board
October 19, 2021

Youth INC welcomes Anu Aiyengar, global co-head of mergers and acquisitions, J.P. Morgan; Ken Prince, head of capital markets, Americas, Advent International; and Adrianne Shapira, managing director, Eurazeo, to its board.

Youth INC to honor Adena Friedman at Celebration Gala
September 21, 2021

Youth INC to honor Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq, with the John C. Whitehead Leadership Award at its 27th Annual Celebration Gala on Monday, November 8, 2021.

Prosperity Collective, a new partnership with RevJen Group
August 12, 2021

Prosperity Collective will help nonprofits uproot outdated beliefs and practices that perpetuate financial instability and underinvestment in nonprofit leaders.

#StartSmall Donates to Youth INC's COVID-19 Fund
August 4, 2021

Twitter and Square co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has donated $750,000 to Youth INC’s COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund through his philanthropic initiative #StartSmall, bringing the Fund to over $2 million raised to date.

$1 Million in COVID-19 Response & Recovery Grants
December 1, 2020

Youth INC distributes $1 million in grants to its nonprofit partners. We are committed to standing alongside our nonprofit partners and pushing through the longstanding barriers highlighted by the pandemic that prevent NYC youth from thriving.

Over $2 Million Raised from Celebration Un-Gala
November 1, 2020

Celebration Un-Gala honoring Roger Ferguson, TIAA President and CEO, raised over $2.1 million. On receiving the John C. Whitehead Leadership Award, Ferguson spoke on the importance of education and his appreciation for Youth INC's work.

Youth INC Launches COVID-19 Response Fund
May 1, 2020

The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, seeded by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation and Nuveen, ensures that our nonprofit partner network sustains its economic viability and capacity to deliver throughout the pandemic.

10th Annual Chips for Change a Success
May 29, 2018

The 10th Annual Chips for Change, hosted by our Young Professionals Board, held an engaging fundraising event at the Yale Club of New York City. Surpassing our 2018 fundraising goal and last year’s success by more than 10%, the event raised funds to help support our mission: to empower our nonprofit partners to transform the experiences of more than 200,000 youth in NYC.