Category: Blog

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Introducing PYE’s new Executive Director – Larisa Benson

May 6, 2021 Dear PYE Community spread across the world, I want to acknowledge the suffering in the world from COVID-19, and the systemic inequity …

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Can the CEM facilitate compassion inside the walls of juvenile correctional facilities?

“If we keep giving from a glass half-full, eventually we are not going to have anything left. The idea behind my work with the officers …

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Adult Learning

What helps create the right learning conditions for groups? Here are 8 strategies.

Two decades of training adults to work in creative and empowering ways with youth, and we still keep hearing statements like “I haven’t picked up …

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When PYE meets Biomedical research, there’s a spark.

What drives you to work with young people? Most educators have a story. Some had teachers who influenced their choices tremendously, some find the work …

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What is the secret sauce to PYE’s work? Presenting, our Theory of Change.

“I won’t be the same ever. It was magic,” said 15-year-old Kanisha as she flew into her mother’s arms upon returning from the Power of …

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Adult Learning

What are teachers learning online with us? Social-emotional skills.

Interview with Gwyn Wansbrough It was the first day of a 3-week online course in Creative Facilitation.  25 teachers from the Department of Education in …

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Adult Learning

The Power of Imagination

“What makes you think they will do that?” asked our co-leader Ashok as we were planning a leadership day for a diverse group of 150 …

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Adult Learning

Build your online facilitation toolkit with us.

At PYE we always advocate taking creative risks. So when we had to close down our programs due to Covid-19, we challenged ourselves to take …

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Can digital spaces be designed for youth empowerment?

With a fair share of trepidation, we led the first ever five-day online pilot of Power of Hope – our youth leadership camp, in August …

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Deepa Narayan
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Changes at PYE | April 2020

Deepa Narayan, PYE Board Chair shares greetings during this challenging time, and updates on PYE leadership.

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