Monthly Archives: May 2016

FYA Familia Grows to 16 Partners, Boosting National Credentials

aponeurotica/ May 12, 2016/ Newsletter

FYA Familia Grows to 16 Partners, Boosting National Credentials It doesn’t hurt to be part of a community of resource-givers. Our staff contact at Florida Youth Shine, Geori Berman, said, “I like where [FYA] is headed. In the past year alone, I’ve been impressed with all the new resources and opportunities that Florida Youth Shine can use,and all thenew partner

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Growing the Home Team: We’re Hiring!

aponeurotica/ May 12, 2016/ Newsletter

Growing the Home Team:  We’re Hiring! We’d like to invite everybody to join Executive Director Matt Rosen and the FYA team for a dance celebration, that will likely take place soon, to the tune of the Celebration Song: What are we celebrating? FYA employee headcount is climbing: We’re hiring a Director of Programs! Our job description was written to attract

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New Board Members Michael, Pamela, and Jamie!

aponeurotica/ May 12, 2016/ Newsletter

New Board Members Michael, Pamela, and Jamie! In February of 2014, FYA Board Chair Emily Dulcan led the Board’s Expansion Task Force through a strategic search for candidates that fit the nimble and roll-up-your-sleeves type culture that characterize FYA’s board. In July 2015, they welcomed two innovators who complemented their mission: (1) Pamela Heisler, the Director of Programs and Partnerships

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Becoming Bigger Than What I am: “FYA Leaders United” Rebrands Itself

aponeurotica/ May 12, 2016/ Newsletter

Becoming Bigger Than What I am: “FYA Leaders United” Rebrands Itself On April 27, this year’s crop of FYA youth council members participated in their third conference call in 2016. As some of our network’s most promising youth leaders, members commit to facilitating a total of 16 conference calls in 2016. Currently, 19 members represent 16 partners across the country.

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Spotlight: An Interview with FYA Youth Leader Destiny on Becoming an Advocate

aponeurotica/ May 11, 2016/ Newsletter

Spotlight: An Interview with FYA Youth Leader Destiny on Becoming an Advocate FYA shines a spotlight on one of our brightest youth voices: Destiny Landry from Springfield, Massachusetts. Destiny is a member of HEROES, a network partner expressly committed to empowering foster youth to become advocates, educators, and peer supporters. Destiny has made a name for herself within the FYA

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