Call to Action

Community Responds to Call to Action for Schenectady’s Youth

Call to Action for Schenectady’s Youth is gaining momentum. Since its launch in the summer of 2015, The Foundation has provided $1.8 million dollars in funding to improve and sustain youth programs in Schenectady, and funded 22 programs to date. 

The Call to Action for Youth addresses three main priorities...

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The Foundation has committed $2 million in funding to improve and sustain youth programs
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"It is critical that we have intentional strategies to assist the youth and families in our community that need us most,” said Shane Bargy, Executive Director of Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady. “We are proud to be part of this Call to Action because critical needs and solutions are being identified and implemented with young people at the table.” 

OUR PLEDGE

We are committed to the Call to Action for the long-term, and will work activley and in earnest to incorperate the Ten Call to Action Principles in our daily interaction with the youth in our programs, in our school and in our community.

Download the Call to Action for Youth Ten Principles

We urge all members and sectors of the community to respond to the urgent Call to Action for Schenectady’s Youth. There are several ways to show your support:

JOIN THE CALL TO ACTION

Pledge your support to youth today! Add your name to the growing list of businesses, organizations, and individuals who are committed to Call to Action, and who are working actively and in earnest to incorporate Call to Action Principles in their daily interactions with youth in our programs, in our schools and in the community. Join Today!

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VOLUNTEER

Our youth need supportive adult allies -- mentors, guides and advocates who can help them navigate the challenges they face and realize their potential. Volunteers are needed for one-to-one mentoring, to assist with civic engagement projects, and to provide job shadowing or internship opportunities. Volunteer Today!

GIVE

Call to Action for Schenectady's Youth is a long-term commitment to our young people. 100% of your contribution goes directly to fund the Call to Action initiative.