Renaissance Youth Council/Connect Noteworthy by @RenYouthCenter Join us for the 2019 Youth Connect: Journey 2 Unity Tour on Thursdays throughout the summer! Youth Connect is a free event in each borough that links youth with positive activities, engaged peers and community leaders. Don’t miss out! There will be music, dance, and dynamic speakers all to inspire young people to #GETCONNECTED. We will also be honoring one young person in each borough with the Renaissance Youth Connect Leadership award! (See below for more info.) As of July 1st, the Staten Island Youth Connect event location has changed. Our new location will be Corporal Thompson Park, 166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310. The event date and time are the same. For questions or to partner, email YouthConnect@renaissanceyouth.org or call (718) 450-3466. At all five Youth Connect events, we will honor one youth leader doing work or participating in a program in their community. Programs include but aren’t limited to volunteering, sports teams, place of worship, after-school activities/programs, etc. Winners will each receive a trophy, a laptop, Apple AirPods, and a $150 gift certificate! Applicants must complete the Google Form, and either write a couple short paragraphs about their work/participation in a program, or submit a 1-2 minute video explaining their work to YouthConnect@renaissanceyouth.org. Media Coverage Good Morning America: "Dressing Room Reveal: This youth choir is sharing music with a message" amNY: "Bronx teens inspired to offer ‘disconnected youth’ hope in their communities" amNY: "Renaissance Youth Council sets dates for ‘unity tour’ to promote community involvement" ThisistheBronx: "Renaissance Youth Center - Connecting the Disconnected"