Each year, a select number of Young People For Alumni and current Fellows apply to serve on the Young People For Alumni Board. Alumni are selected based on their level of engagement in the program, their leadership potential, and their activities in their communities.
Born out of the Steering Committee, the Alumni Board is a leadership development and capacity-building initiative that will provide alumni with an opportunity to enhance their leadership skills and contribute significantly to YP4.
The board consists of 12 diverse members from across the country and provides alumni with the opportunity to plan networking events, serve as YP4 trainers, participate in advanced leadership trainings, mentor current YP4 Fellows, and much more.
The Alumni Board structure is designed to ensure that YP4 is accountable to our Fellows and that the program remains Fellow-driven.
The deep participation of Alumni in YP4 significantly strengthens the YP4 network and builds a strong sense of family and connectedness among YP4 staff, our progressive partners and YP4 Fellows. Membership on the Alumni Board also helps to prepare our alumni for leadership roles in the progressive movement.
We have selected the 2013-2014 Alumni Board, meet this year's group.
|2013-2014 Alumni Board Members|
|Bernardita Yunis||Relationship Management Specialist, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami||2007|
|Brett Patterson||Student, City College of San Francisco||2012|
|Cristina Lara||Student, Cornell University||2012|
|Ezra Temko||Delaware Organizer, Americans for Democratic Action||2006|
|Jala Khateeb||Artistic Social-Preneur||2007|
|Jamira Burley||Executive Director, City of Philadelphia Youth Commission||2011|
|Nijeul X. Porter||Master of Fine Arts Student, California Institute of Arts||2009|
|Robin Lane||English Language Arts Teacher, Harmony School of Political Science and Communication||2010|
|Samia Taoulost||Organizational Leadering Director, Catalyst Miami||2008|
|Sasha Ahuja||Reproductive Health Professional||2009|
|Steven Romeo||Student, University of Alabama||2010|
|Theodore Young||Master of Elementary Education Student, University of Pennsylvania||2010|