The Boston Globe recently published an op-ed written by YouthBuild USA CEO and President John Valverde, in which he offers his reflections on clemency and criminal justice reform.
The YouthBuild Alumni Network (YBAN) is an exclusive, one-stop online resource where members can share updates, collaborate, and engage regularly with love and intention.
In December, young people from around the world gathered virtually for the 2021 Global Opportunity Youth Network (GOYN) Youth Equity Summit. At this year’s event, young leaders and GOYN partners discussed how to create more structurally just and equitable livelihood and opportunity ecosystems for youth.
John Valverde, president and CEO of the global nonprofit YouthBuild USA, has been elected as a member of the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ), a national invitational membership organization and think tank.
With a distinct focus on equity in service, 65 young leaders from YouthBuild programs around the world and 15 YouthBuild alumni staff members came together virtually at the 33rd Annual YouthBuild USA AmeriCorps Conference of Young Leaders (CoYL) to further develop their leadership skills and expand their network.
The Trevor Noah Foundation recently compiled an impact video to showcase the Faranani Infrastructure Project, a youth-driven project in South Africa that provides young people with construction skills and the tools and confidence needed to thrive in the workforce.