During Fall 2018, Brianne worked as a Curriculum Development Fellow, which involved surveying youth and researching best practices to create improvements to two youth programs, Iowa Youth Congress and State Advisory Council of Iowa.
During Summer 2018, Josh worked with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa to develop a framework for a mentoring program through partnerships with local universities, a sports clinic, and an assessment tool for their health program.
During Spring 2018, Jenna worked to develop an Alumni Network for YSS’s Residential Treatment programs. She transformed it into a Recovery Network based on the needs of those leaving the Residential Treatment program.
During Fall 2017, Denisha helped YSS pilot their redesign of a youth conference, Risky Business, into an action summit that focused on youth-adult partnerships and creating change within local communities.
During Summer 2017, Clarissa worked to develop a student engagement component for YSS and IHYC’s Post-Secondary Education Retention Program. The goal was to make community involvement more accessible to working students.