Updates on Susan M. Daniels Mentoring Hall of Fame Planning Hall of Fame Objectives (included here for reference) Recognize individuals and organizations for mentoring impact Identify effective practices Capture replication models Establish shared data-gathering platform Highlight recruiting tools Strengthen Coalition’s collective mentoring pipeline
Month: March 2015
Over the past few months, we have been lucky enough to welcome a number of new faces to the PYD family. Please join us is giving a warm welcome to Addie, Kelley, and Matoaka!
Wish you saw more people with disabilities in the movies? Me too. That’s why, on Monday, March 2nd, I attended the closing night of the 4th Annual ReelAbilities Boston Film Festival at Somerville Theatre in Davis Square. Four short international films were shown that evening, followed by a Q&A with one of the filmmakers. The first film Keep […]
In early February, there was a new event out in western Massachusetts for local teens with disabilities: a Valentine’s Dance! The Dance that was held on February 6th in Holyoke, and five Making Healthy Connections Peer Leaders volunteered to help lead activities with their peers at this event. In addition, MHC participants attended the dance alongside a […]
Hey PYD community! Spring starts on March 21st. We’re super excited, even though there’s still snow on the ground. Here’s our list of fun things to do this month (along with a separate section on summer job/internship and scholarship opportunities!). Ignore the Snow, Embrace More Hours of Daylight! CraftBoston Spring Show. Tomorrow, check out awesome […]
On February 27th, four YEP classes headed to the Google offices in Cambridge, MA for an exciting Job Shadow trip. The Job Shadow trip began with a tour of the Google offices, which included beautiful work spaces like libraries with spacious arm chairs and hammock seats. Students saw the many cafeterias and kitchenettes throughout the […]
This profile first appeared in the March edition of The Providers’ Council newsletter. The full text has been provided below. If you walked into any Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD) event over the last 15 years, you would have noticed three constants: kids of all different abilities, smiles galore, and Deep Chinappa in the […]