Watch this video to see PYD Executive Director Regina Snowden give PYD’s presentation at the 2018 Social Innovator Showcase.
As you may have noticed, things look a little different around here than they used to. We launched our new website late last week (late-September 2018), and let me tell […]
Boston, MA (December 8, 2017) – The Social Innovation Forum (SIF) has selected Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD) to participate in SIF’s 2018 “Social Innovator Accelerator,” a 24-month capacity-building […]
For those not familiar with it, inspiration porn is a phrase that refers to the way disabled people are frequently used as objects of inspiration for abled people. It was coined by the disabled writer and comedian Stella Young, and once you understand the concept, you can’t help but see it everywhere. Especially on social media.
The following blog post was written by Bjarne P. Tellmann from the Association of Corporate Counsel, provided through the National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC). Our legal department recently launched an […]
Anna-Mariya Kirova joined PYD in October 2017 as the Pre-Employment Coordinator to provide job coaching and support to transition age youth. Anna-Mariya has previously worked at the Walker School and […]
Greg Dees and Anita McGahan are two luminaries in social entrepreneurship and business for whom the award is named. They both took an interest in PYD in various ways. Greg […]
Mehdi Raoufi joined PYD in the Fall of 2017 as a Pre-Employment Specialist. Mehdi is new to Boston after relocating from the Washington, D.C. area. Mehdi has worked for six […]
The full Disability Mentoring Initiative Request for Proposals can be found at this link. RFP timeline: October 6, 2017: Proposal released November 15, 2017: Proposal due date December 10, 2017: […]
Courtney Fox, Mentoring Specialist, is thrilled to join the PYD team. Courtney is passionate about working with and advocating for young people, and is driven by a commitment to promoting […]