YES Art

“But the most beautiful things in life are not just things. They’re people and places, memories and pictures. They’re feelings and moments, and smiles and laughter.” -Unknown It is hard to put into words the impact this summer has had on me, but this quote comes pretty close. We all have created...

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Relationships, Joy, Love, Community

I’ve been struggling to write this blog post because there aren’t words to describe how incredible this summer has been. A few words that came to mind were amazing, service, play, art, food, smiles, and HOT…but none of those come close to describing the experiences we’ve had at my meal...

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Pointe West After School Program

By Shane Mahon The Pointe West location started off right. The apartment managers were exceedingly gracious and accommodating. The community space was wonderful. There was a small kitchen. There were comfortable couches. And there was a BATHROOM!. A bathroom might not seem like that big of a deal....

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After-School Art Week of March 18

The YES After School Art Program at Westwood Village and Swisshelm Village had us working in 3-dimensional design this week. With blue skies on the horizon our heads were in the clouds with our colorful hot air balloons and airplanes. This week’s project put into practice many developing skills....

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Bridge Builders Article

Initiative Foundation Article: “Each of these community leaders shares a couple of key traits,” said Matt Varilek, president of the Initiative Foundation. First, they’re great at building relationships and connecting members of their networks who have potential for fruitful collaboration. And...

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