YTH announcements

Addressing the Growing Diagnoses of Youth HIV

Addressing the Growing Diagnoses of Youth HIV

There are many myths about youth and HIV out there, one of the most prevalent being that HIV doesn’t impact youth in very large numbers. However, there is evidence that contradicts this notion: recently  data released from AIDSVu, a project of Emory University’s Rollins School of Public […]

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Staff Interview Series: Erin McKelle

Staff Interview Series: Erin McKelle

This blog post is a part of the YTH Staff Interview Series, where we feature an in-depth Q&A with each member of our staff. This time around, we’re speaking to Erin McKelle, the Communications Associate at YTH. Erin has worked as a writer, community manager, youth leader, […]

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Meet the YTH Staff: Emma Pence

Meet the YTH Staff: Emma Pence

This blog post is a part of the YTH Staff Interview Series, where we are featuring an in-depth Q&A with each member of our staff, weekly. This week, we’re talking to one of our newest team members, our Summer Intern Emma Pence. A third-year student at Virginia […]

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YTH Receives Digital Trust Foundation Grant!

YTH Receives Digital Trust Foundation Grant!

We have exciting news! YTH is one of 24 organizations receiving $3 million in grants from the Digital Trust Foundation. The grants are going to organizations working in online privacy and security and the recipients include universities, non-profits, and community organizations. The Foundation’s board of directors decided to […]

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YTH Welcomes Alex Medina to Communications Role

YTH Welcomes Alex Medina to Communications Role

We are thrilled to welcome Alex Medina into the YTH family as its Digital Communications Officer starting March 30! Bringing eight years of experience in web, social media and digital project management to our team, Alex has been a longtime ally of YTH, passionate about technology and […]

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Sheoran Steps Up as Executive Director

Sheoran Steps Up as Executive Director

We are thrilled to announce that Bhupendra Sheoran has been promoted to the role of YTH’s new executive director. Sheoran has been with YTH for half a decade. In the course of those five years he has pioneered projects like Oregon Reminders, YTH StreetConnect (still in beta), […]

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YTH: Igniting Impact in 2014 and Beyond

YTH: Igniting Impact in 2014 and Beyond

As we prepare for Thanksgiving, the YTH team is grateful for another amazing year of advancing technology for youth health and wellness. As you know, time flies when you’re having fun. It’s been a busy year for YTH, as we commemorate our 1-year anniversary with our Executive […]

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#YTHHIV: A Conversation about Youth HIV Prevention

#YTHHIV: A Conversation about Youth HIV Prevention

Attention service providers! Community health workers! Educators! Medical professionals! Youth! You are all invited to participate in #YTHHIV, a live tweetchat hosted by YTH (@YTHorg) on Wednesday, June 25 from 10:30 – 11:30am, to discuss the many questions surrounding youth HIV prevention and sexual health. According to the […]

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Welcome, Treva! Get To Know Our New Intern

Our Executive Director Jamia Wilson interviewed the newest addition to the YTH family, our intern Treva Obbard. Treva is a rising sophomore at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD and quite possibly the world’s biggest The Colbert Report fan. Jamia and Treva discussed social media, stereotypes about […]

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Media Advisory: Youth Innovation in Health Tech at YTHLive

Media Advisory: Youth Innovation in Health Tech at YTHLive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Deb Levine [email protected] | (415)215-6184 April 3, 2014 MEDIA ADVISORY April 6-8th at the Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco Sunday, April 6th marks the start of YTH Live in San Francisco. The opening plenary, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, features the voices of dynamic young […]

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Media Advisory: YTH Health Hackathon at REACH powered by LPFI

Media Advisory: YTH Health Hackathon at REACH powered by LPFI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      CONTACT:  Deb Levine [email protected] |(510)-835-9400 March 24, 2014  MEDIA ADVISORY  YTH, a non-profit organization based in Oakland, CA, is coordinating a free health hackathon for Alameda County residents ages 11-24 to learn to code and create apps that address and solve adolescent health and […]

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What’s Next for YTH: A Power-Packed Year-End Retrospective

What’s Next for YTH: A Power-Packed Year-End Retrospective

It’s New Year’s resolutions time and our small but mighty YTH team is setting intentions and making plans. As we set goals for 2014, we’re mindful of the lessons we’ve learned through the past year’s brave (if we do say so ourselves) exploration and growth. We believe […]

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Welcome to Our New Youth Advisory Board Members

Welcome to Our New Youth Advisory Board Members

Who do you envision as tomorrow’s leaders in youth health? What about an optimistic tech geek, a sexuality anthropologist, a heroic mommy blogger, a fierce feminist e-activist, an aspiring politician, and a future holistic HIV researcher? At YTH, that’s exactly the kind of wild diversity we looked for when […]

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New YTH Executive Director, Jamia Wilson, Joins President, Deb Levine

New YTH Executive Director, Jamia Wilson, Joins President, Deb Levine

Deb Levine: There are moments in the life of a nonprofit that shine brighter than usual. That stand out as pivotal points on which the organization turns confidently toward its future. Today is one of those moments. We at YTH are thrilled to announce Jamia Wilson as […]

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We Want You for YTH’s Youth Advisory Board [applications now closed]

We Want You for YTH’s Youth Advisory Board [applications now closed]

The call for applications for the Youth Advisory Board is closed. To get our announcement of the new Youth Advisory Board members, sign up for our newsletter. Attention, youth leaders of the U.S.! YTH is now accepting applications to expand its Youth Advisory Board. Can you say, […]

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YTH Live 2013

YTH Live 2013

Welcome to San Francisco. This is our sixth year getting together to learn, discuss, and connect about youth + tech + health.

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We are YTH

We are YTH

YTH: The look is new and our commitment to being a source of innovation and leadership in educating young people is stronger than ever.

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