Community Service

The YPG’s community service initiative, YPG Cares, was formed to promote our mission to give junior employees a chance to build a network outside of their own publishing houses and to support literacy-related intiatives in New York City’s volunteer community.

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Share the Love: YPG Cares Shows “Story Love” to NYC

Share the Love: YPG Cares Shows “Story Love” to NYC

Do you remember the person in your life who inspired your love of reading and writing? Maybe it was a parent, or an older sibling, or a teacher. On Thursday, November 3, 2011, twenty YPG Cares members gathered at the Drama Book Shop to participate in the group’s third Story Love session with the...
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YPG Cares about Operation Paperback

YPG Cares about Operation Paperback

On October 24th, 2011, YPG Cares held its very first book drive with resounding success! A project to tug the heartstrings, YPG Cares has been partnering with Operation Paperback to collect children's books to send to our troops overseas so that they can record themselves reading the books aloud to their children.
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YPG Cares about Housing Works Bookstore

YPG Cares about Housing Works Bookstore

In its second collaboration with Housing Works Bookstore, on Sunday, September 25, 2011, several members of YPG Cares from five AAP member publishing houses assisted with the Housing Works Bookstore Open Air Street Fair.
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YPG Cares Supports Girls Write Now

YPG Cares Supports Girls Write Now
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Girls Write Now has a mission very near and dear to the heart of YPG Cares. The first organization in the United States, and the only one on the East coast, to combine mentoring and writing instruction within the context of all-girl programming, Girls Write Now (www.girlswritenow.org) has given more than 3,500 at-risk girls...
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YPG Attends NYU-SCPS Career Night

YPG Attends NYU-SCPS Career Night

NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) invited YPG members to attend “Career Night,” an informational session focused on their publishing courses, certificates and master’s program on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011.
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YPG Cares Takes a Stand for Literacy with LitWorld

YPG Cares Takes a Stand for Literacy with LitWorld

On September 22, 2011, YPG Cares volunteers will collaborate with LitWorld to stand up for girls and their right to go to school and learn to read and write. This day marks the launch of a campaign to advocate for a transformative new era in girls' education.
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YPG Cares Hits the Street (Fair): Housing Works Bookstore and Thrift Shop’s Sixth Annual Open Air Street Fair

YPG Cares Hits the Street (Fair): Housing Works Bookstore and Thrift Shop’s Sixth Annual Open Air Street Fair

On Sunday, June 5, 2011, a wonderful group of YPG Cares volunteers donated the remaining hours of their weekend to help out at Housing Works Bookstore's 6th Annual Open Air Street Fair.
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YPG Helps Center for Fiction

YPG Helps Center for Fiction

On Saturday, May 14, 2011, YPG Cares members from several AAP member publishing houses set out to conquer a great task—to unpack and organize 10,000 books ranging from the preschool to high school age range at the Center for Fiction (CFF).
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YPG Cares Supports Room to Write

Thursday, April 14, 2011, marked the second annual Room to Write Reading Celebration for students from the Bronx Early College Academy. The event was hosted by YPG Planning Committee Chair Kate Childs at the Random House Library and Auditorium, where approximately 20 seventh- and eighth-grade students delivered dramatic readings in front of family, friends,...
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