Ever since Josh, a PYD youth became involved with our organization, he thrived in our Access to Theater program starting in 2013. “My experience at the ATT (Access to Theater) program at PYD was always an adventure,” said Josh. He explains that there was always something new they were working on and he loved it […]
Watch this video to see PYD Executive Director Regina Snowden give PYD’s presentation at the 2018 Social Innovator Showcase.
Our organization came to life in 1985, and ever since, Partners for Youth with Disabilities has helped young people with disabilities reach their full potential and lead their lives with dignity, pride, and purpose. For over three decades, our PYD staff has worked hard to match our youth with great mentors. Our dedicated mentors are […]
Elizabeth (Lizzie) has had a prominent presence at PYD for over three years. She participates in our theater arts and group mentoring programs, and has been matched with her mentor for over two years. In addition to these programs, Lizzie also participated in a leadership development fellowship last year at PYD. She began attending college […]
Introducing Mentor Appreciation Night’s Lens Partnership honoree, Kyle! Kyle has mentored with us here at PYD for three and half years. Kyle explains: “I gravitate and want to be a part of PYD because of who they work with, but more importantly how they go about it.” He feels the PYD staff make the organization […]
At Friday’s Mentor Appreciation Night, we are excited to honor Olivia with the Rayleen Lescay Spirit Award! This award honors those who are dedicated to PYD’s group mentoring programs; ones that she has been affiliated with for four years now. As a sophomore at Landmark College in Vermont, Olivia cannot be present all of the […]
PYD was founded in 1985, meaning that this year’s Mentor Appreciation Night on November 2nd will mark three decades for PYD. Wow! In honor of our three decades of service, M.A.N will be 80’s, 90’s, and 00’s themed, and we’d love it if you email us your favorite songs from each to play throughout the […]
The Chris Dunne Peer Leadership Award is one of the four awards we’ll be honoring our young leaders with at Mentor Appreciation Night on November 2nd. The award is based on leadership and spirit in the PYD community. For the past two years, Austin has had many roles at PYD. He started out in our […]
We are excited to recognize Jeff Weinstein as ‘Mentor of the Year’ at our Mentor Appreciation Night on November 2nd! Jeff displays outstanding guidance for all of his mentees at PYD. Jeff made the decision to get involved with PYD almost nine years ago as he closed an important chapter of his life. He desired […]
We are enthused to unveil Tiphany, a short film feature. You’ll be happy you took the time today to meet Tiphany Adams.