Get To Know Our On-Site Coordinators: Bianca Gomez

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There are many hard working people that keep Invest in Youth running throughout the year.  Along with its wonderful staff and executive board, its on-site coordinators are integral members of the IIY team.  Many tutors only get the chance to interact with these coordinators for one hour each week, while tutoring.   Behind the scenes however, these dedicated […]

2013 Invest in Youth Golf Classic a Success

The 2013 Invest In Youth Golf Classic is in the books, and what an event it was! As we set out to plan the 2013 Classic, held on August 15th at the Golf Club at Newcastle, the focus was on golfer experience. This year, we added on-course games, built-in buffers to increase pace of play, […]

Invest in Youth Relies on Community Support!

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Get ready to GiveBIG!

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Mark your calendar for GiveBIG on Wednesday, May 15th and earn a little extra credit on your gift to Invest in Youth, courtesy of the Seattle Foundation’s generous donors! On May 15th, gifts made to Invest in Youth will receive a prorated match from The Seattle Foundation’s stretch fund. In order to receive the match, […]

Second Annual IIY Golf Classic a Success!

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As fall emerges, most of us at Invest In Youth focus our attention on the coming school year.  This year, just shy of 100 students will be matched with volunteer tutors with whom they will work closely throughout the school year.  Additionally, this year we are fortunate to reflect fondly on the 2nd annual Invest […]

IIY kicks off the year with tutor orientations

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Invest in Youth is pleased to welcome many returning tutors as well as many new faces to its volunteer-driven afterschool tutoring program for the 2012-2013 school year. Tutors kicked-off the year with orientation sessions at each of our four partner schools over the last few weeks. In addition to learning some of the basics about […]

Invest in Youth Volunteers Honored at Beacon Hill International School

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Invest in Youth tutors Sylvia Bailey and Michael Levin were each honored as Volunteer of the Month at Beacon Hill International School (BHIS) during the 2011-2012 school year. Sylvia has been a dedicated advocate and volunteer for Invest in Youth for many years. In 2005, as the organization’s program manager she was responsible for establishing […]

IIY Visits University of Washington Arboretum

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Continuing our End of Year Field Trip tradition, Invest in Youth partnered with the University of Washington Arboretum to provide a fantastic “classroom in the woods” for all to explore. Over the course of three days, Invest in Youth staff members, school liaisons, tutors and 81 Invest in Youth students participated in a hands-on, experiential […]

IIY student earns acceptance to SU Summer Business Institute

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A big congratulations to former IIY student Jaylyn McElroy, who recently earned acceptance to the Seattle University Summer Business Institute! The five-day program offers high school juniors the opportunity to experience college life, learn about the study of business and meet with top executives running local companies. Beginning in 2004, Jaylyn worked with IIY tutor […]

2012 Year End Event – UW Botanic Gardens

Invest in Youth is pleased to announce the 2012 year-end event, which will be held on May 30th and 31st at the University of Washington Botanic Gardens. During the event, students and tutors will attend the Native Plants and People class, which explores the relationship between people and the environment around them. Using the Pacific […]