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.

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.

State Street: Philanthropy Through an ID&E Lens
March 30, 2022

Core to its mission, State Street Foundation partners with charities that are reducing gaps in education achievement and employability based on race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status. Read more.

Rise Academy named Anthem Awards Winner
March 1, 2022

Youth INC's Rise Academy for Leaders of Color has received two inaugural Anthem Awards for Best Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Community Engagement and Best Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Partnerships. Read more.

Pandemic Inspires Radical Reimagination
February 22, 2022

The pandemic was a catalyst for us to radically change our grantmaking process. It was an opportunity to do something totally different from what we had ever done before and accelerate our Trust-Based Philanthropy journey.

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.

Goldman Sachs invests in Rise Academy for Leaders of Color
July 21, 2021

Youth INC is thrilled to announce Goldman Sachs’ investment of $250,000 in Rise Academy for Leaders of Color, drawing from its Fund for Racial Equity.

Canaccord Genuity LLC support of Youth INC tops $5M
July 7, 2021

Youth INC announced today that Canaccord Genuity LLC, the US division of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., has committed $750,000 to fund the launch of Rise Academy for Leaders of Color, bringing its support to $5 million over the past 10 years.

Executive Director Roundtable discusses Diversity and Inclusion
October 5, 2018

Diversity is only the first piece of the puzzle; it is inclusion, the environment in which diversity can thrive, that is currently missing in many nonprofit boards. The board culture must be established and maintained so that new members can contribute to the success of an organization as opposed to feel like a token.