2018 Community Speaking Engagements

YouthSquared presented two speaking engagements for the Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs High School Forum.  Youth2 presented at the Terrace Council Resident Council encouraging youth to apply for grants for their neighborhood.  YouthSquared did a creative speaking engagement with the Girl Scout Troop  #3082 in June 2018.

Community Service Incentive Awards 2018

  Community Service Incentive Awards were given to 3 deserving senior high school students, two from Saratoga Springs High School (pictured above) and one from Saratoga Central Catholic High School.

Peace Fair 2018

  We participated in the 2018 Peace Fair sharing information on all of our activities.

Post Press Release 15th Anniversary Gala 2018

By Amalia Culpepper-Wehr At 6:00 PM on July 30th, Anne’s Washington Inn admitted the first of over 200 attendees for the Youth2 15th Anniversary Gala. As the festivities grew, lines of eager Gala-goers snaked out the door and towards the lawn. Inside, the Inn swelled with excited people dining together, speaking together, and listening to music and speakers. A wide … Read More

Youth² 15th Anniversary Gala

Youth² 15th Anniversary Gala Click here to purchase tickets Join us in celebrating 15 years of Youth² – Youth Helping Youth! Both adults and youth are welcome at this joyful celebration. About the Event Featuring: – Venue honorably donated by Anne’s Washington Inn – Savory cuisine generously donated by Lily & the Rose – Sweets graciously donated by The Bread … Read More

Puerto Rico shelter bags

Help Us Make “Shelter Bags” for Puerto Rico’s Children We need your financial contributions to buy items for the shelter bags (drawstring backpacks, hygiene products, washcloths, light socks, flashlights/batteries, small comfort stuffed animal, art supplies, snacks).  Come and join with us to put the bags together on MLK, Jr. Day, January 15th from 9:30-12:30 at the Saratoga Springs Public Library … Read More

February 2017-Voices for Unity

Join Amnesty International in advocating for a more inclusive community at the Saratoga Springs High School auditorium on Thursday February 16, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. The panel will feature speakers on LGBTQ rights, Refugee rights and Immigrant rights.

Trail Blazing Training

As part of the Saratoga Springs’ Dr. King Celebration Weekend (01/12/18 – 01/15/18), MLK Saratoga is hosting “Seen AND Heard: A Day of Social Justice Awareness for Teens”, Saturday, January 13th, 9 am to 3:30 pm, at Maple Avenue Middle School. Youth2 (www.youthsquared.org) will offer their “Trailblazing Volunteer Training” from 11:45-3:30 pm.  Registration begins at 11:45.  This training will be … Read More

Student Volunteering

Student Volunteering – How to get involved in your Community YouthSquared is asked to return to do a presentation at the Middle School in Saratoga Springs- check it out!

Realizing a Culture of Peace

Eleven members of the Advisory Board of YouthSquared-Youth Helping Youth will be attending the “Realizing a Culture of Peace ” conference hosted by Mohonk Consultations at the Mohonk Mountain House on Monday, November 7th. We will be looking at two significant questions: How do we build safe and non-violent communities? How do we create an ethically sound and ecologically sustainable … Read More

Sustainable Saratoga’s Urban Forestry Project

Sustainable Saratoga’s Urban Forestry Project has scheduled its 3rd annual TREE TOGA planting effort for the morning of Saturday, April 30. Volunteers like you are the key to the success of this annual event. With your help, we can grow a green legacy that will benefit our great city for decades to come. Please volunteer by sending us an email at … Read More

“Youth Create”- Open Mic Matinee at Caffe Lena

Contact Persons: Hunter Choy- 810-2059, Beverly Lazar- 281-9130 Youth2– Youth Helping Youth and Friends of Music are joining hands for an open mic matinee at Caffe Lena on Sunday, May 3rd, from 1-4 pm. The beautiful and historic coffeehouse provides a great venue for youth to perform musical and “spoken word” performances, songs, instrumental tunes, comedy, poetry and improvisation. The … Read More

Unique Grant Opportunity – “Challenge to Help Young Women”

Unique Grant Opportunity- “ Challenge to Help Young Women” Saratoga Spring’s based non-profit organization Youth2 – Youth Helping Youth will host a challenge, beginning in February 2015 for youth to create service projects to help young girls. Youth2 will be accepting project grants for the “Challenge to Help Young Women” from youth, up to age 22, in Saratoga County with … Read More

The 2014 Humanitarian Games – Starts April 1st, 2014

After months of development, design and planning, we are excited to launch the 2014 Humanitarian Games on April 1st. For one month, participants will travel from non-profit to non-profit completing community service requirements. This represents a unique opportunity for youth, their peers, and families to be introduced to area non-profits and the issues they serve to address. Having direct involvement … Read More

The Humanitarian Games launched at Youth2 Karma Kickoff event

Youth2– Youth Helping Youth is hosting a luncheon fundraiser called “Karma Kickoff” on Saturday, September 14, from 11-3 pm at the Harvest and Hearth restaurant on County Rt. 67. Harvest and Hearth’s famous wood fired artisan pizza and salads will be served. Youth2 will give a presentation on its activities in the community. There will be a debut of the … Read More

April-May 2013-Youth Helping Youth Meets Injury Prevention Challenge

Youth2– Youth Helping Youth collected $2,191.61 for Injury Prevention and participated in a 5K Walkathon held in Toronto on May 5, 2013. Youth2 walked with a team of doctors, nurses, researchers and community advocates of the Hospital for Sick Children. YouthSquared brought home educational information on injury prevention to distribute to elementary, middle and high schools of Saratoga County. Did … Read More

2011 Community Giving Fair & Alternative Holiday Market Organization Wish Lists

In an effort to teach young people about the importance and value of local and global community giving, Youth2– Youth Helping Youth will be hosting its third annual Community Giving Fair to be held on Saturday, November 19th, 2011 from 10-3 pm, at the United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Ave, Saratoga Springs. Walking side by side with your child, the … Read More

Youth for Change: Community Giving Fair

YouthSquared – Youth Helping Youth hostied the second annual Youth for Change: Community Giving Fair. This exciting event was held on Saturday, November 20th, 2010 from 10am to 3pm at the United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 175 Fifth Avenue, Saratoga Springs. The next annual “Community Giving Fair” will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2011. For our third annual event … Read More