May Newsletter Highlights
DREAMING IN COLOR – HOPE GALA 2023
The mission of CYP is to improve the health and life opportunities of at-risk youth using a comprehensive approach aimed at developing their capabilities. The organization hosts an annual event to generate support for these youth to help them reach their fullest potential.
EMBODY HER STORY RECAP
Last month marked our first ever “EmbodyHERstory” event in celebration of Women’s History Month. Below are some highlights!
- 20 of CYP’s young women received a day full of pampering which included their hair being styled by beauticians as well as receiving manicures from nail technicians.
- Catered Lunch and Dinner.
- Hosted a panel discussion focused on promoting self awareness and identity with the young women as well as guided conversation about personal and professional growth.
CYP SPOTLIGHT Get to know Stephen Minter
Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Stephen hasalways been ambitious and goal driven. Stephen received hisBachelor’s Degree from Illinois State University in PublicRelations, Advertising and Applied Communications. He alsoreceived his Master’s of Arts from Texas Southern Universityin Organizational Communication. Stephen is currentlyfinishing up his PhD from Prairie View A&M University inEducational Leadership graduating in August 2023.
Read more in the PDF version.
May 20th – Empowering HIM
June 2nd – CYP Graduation
June 3rd – End of SchoolYear Prep Rally/BasketballGame
June 17th – PeaceStreets/Juneteenth
June 25th – Summer CampBegins