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Partners: We can't do it alone

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


Dr. Julia Cron and her team at the Yale New Haven hospital Ob/Gyn Residency Program with our Empowerment program during one of their healthy relationships and sexual health workshops.

Youth Educator Interns using gear provided to us through our partnership with the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Youth Opportunities Program (YOP).

108 Monkeys: mindfulness & yoga trainings for adult and youth staff

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

B&B Transportation: partnership in bus services for our field trips 

Broken Arrow Nursery: guided our Green Job Apprentices on plant purchasing 

Clifford Beers Clinic: mental health services and staff trainings

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

Community Mediation: conflict resolution, non-violent communication, & peer mediation training

CT Energy Center: hosted tours for program trips 

CT Food Bank: provide meals and snacks for our summer programs

CT Training Solutions: CPR/ First aid certification for our Empowerment program  

DEEP Care Fishing Program: ran ice fishing workshop for our Stewards & hosted ice fishing festival at Burr Pond

Friends of Beaver Pond: engaged our program's about Beaver Pond through activities such as hikes, clean ups, and environmental lessons

Health 360: Youth Mental Health First Aid 

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

Ivy Street Community Garden: hosted program sessions in the garden for our youth about topics such as weeding, composting, and planting

Joe Brummer: non-violent communication training for adult and youth staff 

King Robinson Magnet School:  program space in Newhallville

Mario Sarro: bike repair workshop for Green Job Apprentices and assisted in youth led community bike repair day 

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: host program sites

New Haven Promise: provide youth attending four year universities with scholarships 

Prime Climb/Mountain Fun: field trip hosts for our youth that included team building activities and free climb 

PTSD Center: trauma training for youth and adult staff, biweekly support for adult staff with youth trauma challenges through Erinn Webb 

ServSafe: certified our youth to able to enable them to work in the food industry

Start Community Bank: financial literacy workshops

Takima Robinson: tax workshop for youth staff 

WE: workshop on global activism 

Yale School of Medicine: ran workshops for our Empowerment program about sexual health and healthy relationships (Dr. Julia Cron, OB/GYN Residency Program)

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

Youth Money School: financial literacy workshop for our youth staff  

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Green Jobs - Westville Manor Spring 2017

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