Calling all YPT superheroes! Acumen Solutions Race for a Cause™ is officially one month away! We can’t wait to run with all our friends and supporters on October 14th! As we enter the final stretch, we’ve recruited the ultimate trainer – our very own Supergirl, YPT's 8k team leader and star of our recent reality show training video!… Continue reading Supergirl’s Training Journal
Acumen Solutions Race for a Cause™ is now almost six weeks away! We are so excited to see all the friends and community members who have registered to participate in the race for YPT, and we can’t wait for October. We’ve been training all summer, but we all know it can be hard to stay motivated. … Continue reading Training Tips from Flatworm
I grew up in the era of computers and technology. I order pizza online, take pictures with my phone and post them on Facebook, text instead of calling, and use Google as my go-to. But despite this, I sometimes still feel hopelessly behind the times, as technology, gadgets and social media continue to explode. Confession:… Continue reading Ready…Set…Give to the Max for YPT!
Fernando Romero graduated in May 2006 from Antioch College with a major in theater. His life as an actor is one he could have little imagined as a young boy growing up in a mountain village in El Salvador. The transition from his childhood in El Salvador to his adolescence in DC was the topic of a… Continue reading Fernando Romero: It Matters
As YPT launches our 15th birthday celebration, we’re spending a lot of time reflecting on 1995 – both what was popular at the time (snap bracelets and pog collections, anyone?) and where we were in our own lives. Some staff members were embarking on new chapters in their adult lives, while others were still navigating… Continue reading YPTimeMachine: Week Two
A few months ago I was tapped to be the Lead Artist for YPT’s Special Project with Fannie Mae’s Help the Homeless Program. YPT would partner with five schools and five community organizations to conduct workshops exploring issues of homelessness. The participants would create original writing exploring the topic and also engage in group discussion.… Continue reading Responsibility
This past Thursday was a rare treat for me. I attended one of YPT’s workshops at Martha’s Table as part of our partnership with Fannie Mae and their Help the Homeless program. This was one of a series of workshops that will help create an original play about homelessness in the Washington area. This was… Continue reading Photographer’s Day Off: A Glimpse at YPT’s Help the Homeless Project