.

YP4 Alumni National Summit Applications

For 15 years, Young People For has been a leader in identifying, engaging, and empowering young people who are historically left out of the leadership development pipeline to take action in their community and has grown to become the largest and most impactful youth social justice incubators of our time .
 
YP4’s 15th Anniversary National Summit will bring together current Fellows, Alumni, and partners over Presidents’ Day weekend . This year’s National Summit Theme is Rooted and Rising, rooting ourselves in our rich history, in the power we’ve built and the victories we’ve won, while leveraging this power to rise and expand our impact.
 
We’ll celebrate the communal resilience of our network and look towards the next 15 years and beyond as we continue to grow and sustain a national network of over 1900 social justice leaders who are Building a Better Now.
 
There are many ways for Alumni to participate in the National Summit.  This form includes information to apply for all of the following opportunities open to Alumni:
 
1. Serve as a National Summit Trainer
2. Attend the Alumni Track
3. Present an Elective Session Workshop 
4. Sell goods/services in the Market Place
5. Lead a Healing Circle
6. Perform at the National Summit Reception
7. Showcase art work
 
This form closes on Friday, November 30th at 11:59 pm EST.  Those applying to serve as Trainers will be notified no later than Friday, December 7th. 
Please read these instructions carefully. 

This form contains all applications needed to apply for each of the seven opportunities available to Alumni.  Please select all opportunities you are applying for in this application and fill out their concurrent sections accordingly.

If you are not applying for a particular opportunity please write or select N/A. 

More information and details needed will be included later in the application.

Please note: If you are selected to serve as a National Summit Trainer due to scheduling conflicts you will have limited access to the Alumni Track.

.
 *

Personal Information

Do you have any dietary restrictions? (Please specify any dietary restrictions you might have, so that we may make arrangements as necessary). *
 
Do you need an excuse letter for your class or job to attend the National Summit? (We will reach out to you for more details) *
Race/Ethnicity (Choose all that apply) *
 
Which identity do you feel best encompasses your sexual identity? *
 
Which identity do you feel best encompasses your gender identity? *
 
0/300 words

What year did you enter the YP4 Fellowship? (i.e. started Fall 2016, class year is 2016) *
T-Shirt Size *
Are you a part of the YP4 Alumni Facebook Group? If not, join here*
Are you a part of the YP4 Alumni LinkedIn Group? If not, join here*
What is the primary Approach to Social Justice your Blueprint for Social Justice most closely address? *
Which of the following issues did your Blueprint for Social Justice most closely address?
What is the primary Approach to Social Justice your current work most closely address? *
Which of the following issues does your current work most closely address?
Have you participated in any of the following engagement opportunities? *

National Summit Trainer Application

To make this event a success, YP4 staff depends on members of the YP4 Alumni Network to serve as volunteer Trainers.

As a YP4 National Summit Alumni Trainer, you will:

1. Co-facilitate a series of core trainings for a breakout group of the Fellowship Class
2. Have the opportunity to design and present shorter, elective trainings specific to your expertise
3. Be able to participate in Alumni specific trainings through this year's National Summit Alumni Track

National Summit Logistics
 
National Summit Alumni Trainers are expected to be on site for the entire YP4 National Summit and arrive the Thursday before the National Summit begins.

Arrive in Oakland, CA: Thursday, February 14th, 2019
National Summit Starts: Friday, February 15th, 2019 
National Summit Ends: Monday, February 18th, 2019

To make this possible, YP4 provides travel, lodging and most meals to National Summit Alumni Trainers.
 
Please be advised that dinners will not be provided, but we will have petty cash options available.

Training of Trainers Retreat 
 
All National Summit Alumni Trainers are required to attend the Training of Trainers (TOT) retreat in Washington, DC.

TOT Starts: Friday, January 18th, 2019 
TOT Ends: Monday, January 21st, 2019

YP4 will cover travel, lodging and most meals in Washington, DC for those attending.
 
Please note that if you do not attend TOT or National Summit and YP4 has paid for your travel and lodging you are required to reimburse the program within 30 days. 
 
You will be notified if you are selected to serve as a Trainer no later than Friday, December 7th.

*** If you can commit to this process and are interested in becoming a National Summit Trainer, please complete this section by 11:59 PM EST on Friday, November 30th ****

Important Dates

Can you commit to attending the mandatory YP4 Training of Trainers from Friday, January 18th through Monday, January 21st in Washington, DC?
 *
Can you commit to being on site for the entire YP4 National Summit from Thursday, February 14th - Monday, February 18th at the times listed above?
 *

What You Would Bring into the Space

If you are not selected to serve as an Alumni Trainer would you be interested in attending the Alumni Track from February 15th-17th, 2019? *
If you indicated yes to attending the Alumni Track, please indicate which of the following statements most adequately describes your situation. *

Alumni Track

I am able to commit to attending YP4's National Summit Alumni Track for the dates and times listed below:

I understand if I do not attend National Summit and YP4 paid for my travel and/or lodging, I'm required to reimburse YP4 for the cost of my travel and/or lodging by Thursday, February 28th. 

Arrive at National Summit:  Friday, February 15th before 11:00 am
Depart National Summit:  Sunday, February 17th after 7:00 pm 
 *

Basic Info

Overview

Young People For's National Summit will take place February 15th - 18th in Oakland, CA.

We will be offering our 2nd Annual Alumni Track that occurs February 15th - 17th with trainings and sessions specifically for our Alumni network facilitated by national partners, local community leaders, and members of the YP4 network. Please note there are only 100 Alumni slots and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Deadline to register for the National Summit is Friday, November 30th, 2018!  You will be notified if you are selected to attend no later than Friday, December 7th. 

Food & Lodging

YP4 will cover lodging expenses breakfast, lunch, snacks throughout the training, and heavy hors d'oeuvres at the Reception on Friday.

Please be advised that dinners will not be provided, but we will have petty cash options available.

Travel

You are expected to cover the cost of your travel to and from Oakland, CA.  

There are a limited number of full or partial travel scholarships available, which will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please indicate when prompted if you will need travel assistance.  

YP4 requests that each Alumni books their own travel for the National Summit Alumni Track. If needed, you may request to receive a full or partial travel scholarship. 

Important things to note if you request a full or partial travel scholarship:

1) If you fail to attend the National Summit, you must reimburse YP4 the entire cost of your travel and any fees incurred.


2) YP4 will determine and book your flight by December 14th; your exact flight time will not be negotiable as we are booking the most cost effective flights.


3) YP4 must receive a money order or cashiers check (no personal checks) for the amount you indicate that you can contribute to your travel by October 31st.

If booking your own travel please adhere to the following times:

National Summit Arrival: Friday, February 15th before 11:00 am PT

National Summit Departure:  Sunday, February 17th after 7:00 pm PT

Closest Airport to Summit:  Oakland International Airport (OAK)

All Alumni are responsible for covering the costs associated with any ground transportation upon your arrival to Oakland, CA and paying for all checked and carry-on baggage fees.  Please plan accordingly.

IMPORTANT: If you are booking your own travel, you must send a copy of your itinerary to YP4Alumni@pfaw.org by December 14th, 2018. 

Alumni Track Travel Information

Please indicate which of the following statements most adequately describes your situation. *

Elective Session Workshop Application

Elective Session workshops are for YP4 Fellows, Alumni, and partner organizations to facilitate workshops for the entire YP4 network. The Elective Session workshops will run concurrently Sunday afternoon for 60 minutes.

Topics for Elective Session workshops in the past have focused on building a particular skill set and/or offering up knowledge on a particular expertise the facilitator may have. 

Fees and Logistics

There is no fee to present, however, Alumni who are not participating in the Alumni Track must pay for their own lodging and travel. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by YP4.

Please note:  If you will be using a powerpoint for your workshop you must send YP4 your presentation by Friday, January 11th to be reviewed and approved. 

You will be notified if your workshop was selected for the National Summit no later than Friday, December 14th.  

Presenter Information


0/300 words

Workshop Information

0/200 words
Workshop materials *
 

Additional National Summit Opportunities

We are looking for Alumni to participate in additional opportunites during the National Summit to showcase their talent and skills!  These opportunities include participating in the Market Place to share and sell your work, lead a healing circle, perform at the National Summit reception, and show case art work for National Summit attendees to view.
 
If you indicated at the beginning of the form that you're interested in any of these opportunities, please include brief descriptions for what you would like to do below.
 
Please note:  If you are not attending the Alumni track or serving as an Alumni trainer you will be responsible for finding your own lodging and travel.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided by YP4. 
 
You will be notified if you were selected for these opportunities no later than Friday, December 14th.  

Thank You!