From March 18 – March 31, customers at participating Taco Bell locations will be given the option to donate $1 at check-out in-store or through the drive-thru to support the brand’s Helping Hand fundraiser via donations to several charitable organizations. Funds raised at company restaurants will go towards YouthBuild USA.
YouthBuild USA produced an exciting 90-second video as part of a grant proposal for W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Racial Equity 2030 challenge. It powerfully conveys how we will draw from YouthBuild’s decades of experience with opportunity youth to create a youth-led global Equity Leadership Network to dismantle structures of racial and structural injustice.
YouthBuild USA has announced the promotion of Weymouth resident Ophelia Liu to chief financial officer, where she is responsible for overseeing the organization’s finance department.
A story on YouthBuild aired on WCVB’s Chronicle segment on Monday, December 21st at 7:30PM ET! The segment entitled “Hope for the Holidays” features interviews with YouthBuild President and CEO John Valverde and YouthBuild Boston students—Kairee Voltaire and Dion Millsap—who helped build the new YouthBuild headquarters.
YouthBuild USA is delighted to announce an important new white paper resource entitled “Connecting Opportunity Youth and Employers through Work-Based Learning: The benefits, challenges and best practices for building a work-based learning model.”
To strengthen job placement and retention outcomes for opportunity youth in YouthBuild programs across the country, YouthBuild USA has announced the 2020 recipients of its Innovation Grant Program. With generous funding from AT&T, the Innovation Grants help support local YouthBuild programs’ work-based learning initiatives, paid internships or employment placement offerings.