Meet the Family Group – Tim Clark

Tim's family group at Pike Place Market I feel that the family group component of CfY creates the opportunity to make personal, deeper connections with a subset of the learning community. It is one of my favorite components of CfY. It is a great time to build, define, and model healthy relationships and conversations. My …

Meet our Community with Joyce Chase

Joyce, right, and her mentee, Paddee My CfY experience has allowed me to meet Seattle’s youth and learn about their challenges and interests.  I love having fun with young people and building lasting relationships with them. I have a lot of favorite memories of being involved with CfY. I love seeing the self-confidence of several …

Meet the Family Group – Polina Carlson

Polina's Family Group, Avengers Assemble! The family group component demonstrates and builds the commitment to the CfY community. It is through the relationships that are often developed in the family group, that the community grows closer and bonds between students and mentors are fostered. Our family group really enjoys activities where we can all participate …

Meet the Family Group – Kaitlin Sytsma

Kaitlin's (center) Family Group Meet the Family Group! This new feature focuses on one of the most unique aspects of the CfY Program. In addition to the 1:1 student/mentor match, there are 5-7 pairs of matches in each Family Group. This week, Kaitlin, a Family Group Lead in our Emerald Learning Community, shares her views …

Meet Our Community with Svend

Svend, CfY Student Through this program, I’ve learned that you can only begin to understand someone’s perspective when they actually share it with you and that it is foolish to extend judgment onto another person without adequate knowledge of that perspective. This reservation of judgment will absolutely have practical applications, as too often most people …