Fellowship Experience

Bringing Substance Abuse Support to Students in Central Iowa

Bringing Substance Abuse Support to Students in Central Iowa

An estimated 20.1 million Americans struggle with a substance abuse disorder and require professional treatment to effectively move forward. Lavanya shares more on the issue and the work she’s doing to bring support to young adults in recovery throughout Central Iowa.

Investing in the Journey - Not Just the Destination

Investing in the Journey - Not Just the Destination

Bayo discusses what drew him to the fellowship and what he’s taking away from it - including experience in qualitative research, an expanded network, and insight into the importance of financial literacy programs.

Collaboration is Key: A Fellowship at YSS to Build a Recovery Alumni Network

Collaboration is Key: A Fellowship at YSS to Build a Recovery Alumni Network

Jenna shares benefits of the tool she’s bringing to YSS’s Recovery Alumni Network and reflects back on her fellowship experience as a whole

A Game of Strategy: 3 Tips for Conquering Student Loan Debt

A Game of Strategy: 3 Tips for Conquering Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt is projected to be the single biggest burden for people of the Millennial generation. Bayo brings tips and some of his favorite financial resources for self-education.

Financial Education Shouldn't Be a Luxury

Financial Education Shouldn't Be a Luxury

Bayo shares observations from teaching financial ed lessons in different classrooms across the city, and the importance of prioritizing accessibility and inclusion in all financial literacy programs.