Our Stories

Sal Khan

We hung out with Sal Khan at General Catalyst Forum.

Dinner with Robert Kraft and Senator Markey

We had dinner with Robert Kraft and Senator Markey all the while listening to Grammy Award Winner Carole King at the MFA.

UPenn Dean Gelles

We attended UPenn's National Summit on Youth Aging Out of Foster Care and hungout with Dean Gelles, who is most cited researcher in foster care.

Victoria Rowells

We hung out with actress Victoria Rowells at the Harvard Law School event.

Daymond John

We hungout with Shark Tank's Daymond John! Nope, we didn't get bitten!

Social Protest

We put on a social protest with state legislators participating.

Boston Social Innovation Scrimmage

We put on a rapid prototyping scrimmage with StartingBloc and Yesware.

Advocate, City Councilor Discuss Foster Care

City Councilor Tito Jackson and Marquis Cabrera discuss the need for better safeguards of foster children.

TEDxNortheasternU

Our founder shared our founding story at his alma mater.

TEDxTeachersCollege

Our founder shared a stage with Forbes 30 Under 30 winner Lauren Burke at Columbia University.

Why am I in foster care?

We put together a video to help foster youth gain an answer to the subjected question.

Code for America Hackathon

We participated in the Code For America Hackathon.

Opportunity Nation

Our founder received the only standing ovation among a list of socialites, Mayor Bloomberg, Serena Williams, Fareed Zakaria, and many more.

Boston Globe Innovator

Boston Globe provided us with an innovator of the year award.

Governor Dukakis and Former HHS Secretary

We had dinner with Governor Dukakis, his wife Kitty, and the former HHS Secretary.

Hubspot INBOUND

Our board member got us tickets to the INBOUND conference, where we attended a session on social media marketing for nonprofits

New England Venture Capital Awards

We attended the 1st New England Venture Capital Awards event, in which our corporate sponsor, Wayfair, won most promising startup.

Journalism and Juvenile Justice

Our special projects assistant, Nick Fei, put on a 'Journalism and Juvenile Justice' and invited our board member Judge Harris to speak.

TEDxCambridge

Our staffers were invited to be attendees at TEDxCambridge. They saw HBS Professor Michael Norton's TEDx talk live and heard President Clinton's Doctor Speak.

Boston Children's Hospital

Our founder was invited to speak at Boston Children's Hospital Management Rounds.

United Way Keynote

Our founder gave the keynote to the United Way Kick-Off Event.

Foster Care Rally

Our board members were interviews by NUTV during their foster care rally.

Foster Care Awareness

City Councillor Tito Jackson attended our foster care awareness rally.

Our Founder's Take on Foster Care

This video highlights what can be done to help foster youth and appeared on Al Jazeera America .

Letters to Foster Youth

United Way Youth Venturers wrote letters of encouragement to foster youth!

Harvard iLab Launch

We went to the Harvard iLab Launch Event for their alumni center!

Foster Youth Outcomes

We partnered with the UWYV of North Central Massachusetts to put on awareness campaign.

Commitments

United Way Youth Venturers (UWYV) commit to helping foster youth beat the odds.