Meet the Team: Hayley Nolan

Hayley Nolan, Outreach and Partnership Coordinator Hayley Nolan, CfY’s Outreach and Partnership Coordinator, started her journey with Community for Youth in September 2016 as an AmeriCorps Program Liaison. Originally from the Chicago area, Hayley was in Missoula, MT for several years before relocating to Seattle to work at Community for Youth. After seeing and feeling …

Meet the Team: Justin Burgess

Justin Burgess, Program Liaison Americorps Meet Justin Burgess, our new Program Liaison Americorps. Before moving here from Wyoming for this position, Justin worked as a clinical social worker and part-time manager of a local pizzeria & pub. With mentors having played a big part in his own development, he felt that “the chance to encourage …

Meet the Team: Janice Deguchi

Janice Deguchi, Executive Director Janice is a not so recent graduate of Rainier Beach High School one of CfY’s partner schools. A lifelong south Seattle resident, she brings her passion for her community to Community for Youth. Janice has served in numerous leadership roles including as Executive Director of Denise Louie Education Center, a birth-five …

3, 2, 1 … Launch!

by Mark Takehara It’s time for LAUNCH which means we’ve officially kicked off Community for Youth’s 2016-2017 school year!  And there’s no better place to anchor this year’s community than at Camp Colman where our students and mentors have the opportunity to reunite with old friends and welcome new community members. October 21-23 marked our …