October is Disability Employment Awareness Month. Join us as we highlight PYD’s efforts in creating a more inclusive workplace. PYD’s goal of creating a world where young people with disabilities […]
Learn more from Access to Theater’s lead teacher Moe about why she’s passionate about ATT.
We are excited to be a co-sponsor for the Phillips Brooks House Association (PBHA)’s “Call of Service” Lecture & Award honoring Mia Mingus!
Carl Sidney is a change agent. When he joined PYD as the Youth Leadership Program Manager in May, Carl knew it would be a challenge to debut the new program […]
PYD has been offering mentoring programs to young people with disabilities for over 35 years; mentoring is the core of what we do. Over the years, additional programs have been […]
People with disabilities remain more than three times more likely to be unemployed than peers without a disability. In 2020, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 17.9 percent […]
PYD is deeply saddened by the loss of two shining stars – our strong and vibrant Board of Directors member of many years, Neil Leonard (December 16, 1960 – June […]
Mentoring has positive effects on young people with disabilities. Mentors are leaders and role models who increase mentees confidence, connection to community, and sense of purpose. Yet, the relationship is […]
We continue to celebrate Disability Pride month at PYD with articles that showcase individuals who embrace their disability and empower others to do the same. Mentors have been proven to […]
We are excited to partner with Denny’s Hungry For Education scholarship program for the second year in a row!