YES was recently chosen as the Mass Promise Fellowship Host Site of the Year. We were nominated and chosen based on the impact we have in the community, how we advocate for youth voice and agency, having a dedicated staff, and proving our fellows with a great experience.
During 2020-2021, YES has been fortunate to host two Mass Promise Fellows: Tess Stogner, Leadership Corps Success Coordinator; and Amanda Wahlstedt, College Prep Coordinator.
“This year was full of challenges,” says Yuliya, Youth Leadership Manager at YES, “YES has done lots of programming and adapted our programming to overcome some of the difficulties of this year to still connect to our young people, and give them opportunities for career-readiness and college preparedness, and also to get outside. We’ve done skiing and biking and hiking and we couldn’t have done it without our Mass Promise Fellows, Amanda and Tess, who have been a dedicated, very important part of this year.”
Alongside us in receiving an award are Journey Chen (ACDC, Supervisor of the Year), Georgia Lederman (‘18 and ‘19, Alumni of the Year), and Siva Narasimhadevara (Fellow Speaker of the Year). We are grateful and honored to have received this award from Mass Promise Fellowship alongside such incredible people.
About Mass Promise Fellowship: The Mass Promise Fellowship at Northeastern University is dedicated to providing support and resources to emerging leaders across the Commonwealth by sending 40 AmeriCorps Promise Fellows at non-profit organizations, city agencies, and schools each year.