A big thanks to all the organizations and agencies who partnered with Solar Youth in 2013. Here are just a few examples of our terrific partners:

Appalachian Mountain Club’s Youth Opportunities Program: gear, outdoor training and wilderness accommodations

Clifford Beers Clinic: mental health services and staff trainings

Common Ground High School: program space, compost & soil and wonderful neighborliness

Community Mediation: conflict resolution and non-violent communication training

Housing Authority of Greater New Haven: in-kind office and program space in Westville Manor

New Haven Dept of Parks, Recreation and Trees: canoe and kayak rentals and local facilities

New Haven Land Trust: facilitating youth engagement in Pond Lily restoration

New Haven Public Schools: hosts of two program sites

Shake Shack: public promotion and in-kind treats

Southern Connecticut State University Service Team: hosting college tours, painting the SY office and helping Stewards during C-SAPs

St. Andrews Church: in-kind program space in Newhallville

Start Community Bank: financial literacy workshops

Youth Development Training & Resource Center: youth development training for new SY staff