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.

If you would like to be on our distribution list to receive emails about YPG Cares events to promote literacy and reading in the New York City area, please sign up at http://bit.ly/YPGcares.

YPG’s NBA House Party Donates over $3,000 to NBF’s BookUp

YPG’s NBA House Party Donates over $3,000 to NBF’s BookUp

It has been several months since 300-plus of you joined the YPG Planning Committee at Random House for the National Book Awards House Party. You have inevitably gotten good use out of your Baby Got Book tote bags as well, and we are proud to bring back those memories with the announcement that YPG...
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YPG Cares Supports Books for a Better Life

YPG Cares Supports Books for a Better Life

On March 11th, 2013, several YPG Cares members from a number of houses and literary agencies volunteered at the 17th Annual Books for a Better Life event organized by the Southern New York chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This was the 2nd year in a row our members were invited to assist...
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Literary Magazine Seeks YPG Publicity Volunteers

Literary Magazine Seeks YPG Publicity Volunteers

Slice Magazine is looking for YPG volunteers with publicity experience to help produce and send out press releases for its website, magazine, and events. The Slice team is also looking for volunteers to help run its upcoming writers' conference. This dedicated group of bookworms will have a variety of tasks, including brainstorming panels and...
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YPG Cares About LitWorld: World Read Aloud Day 2013

YPG Cares About LitWorld: World Read Aloud Day 2013

The culmination of World Read Aloud Day in New York City was a day-long event on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 featuring authors, artists, workshops and fun activities for children all over the city to promote literacy. Storytellers included NY Times bestselling author and illustrator Greg Foley, Brett Helquist, and author John Kloepfer. The Story...
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YPG Cares Shows Story Love (#7)

NEXT TUESDAY, March 12th, come show your Story Love with YPG Cares! From 7:00-9:00pm, YPG Cares will be holding our seventh volunteer event for the Story Pirates at the Drama Book Shop (250 W. 40th Street) to hand-write positive editorial feedback on the short stories local NYC schoolchildren have submitted during the year.
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THIS WEEKEND! YPG Cares About Project Cicero (#3)

THIS WEEKEND! YPG Cares About Project Cicero (#3)

Project Cicero is looking forward to holding its annual book drive THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND, and YPG Cares is helping for the third year in a row. This weekend, on March 9th and 10th at the Hotel Pennsylvania (401 7th Ave, at 33rd St.), Project Cicero needs YPG Cares volunteers to help!
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YPG College & University Outreach Training

Would you be interested in speaking about career opportunities in book publishing at colleges and universities—your alma mater or elsewhere—in the area? Twice a year, there is an AFTER-WORK TRAINING for all interested YPG members.
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Girls Write Now Holiday Appeal

Girls Write Now Holiday Appeal

Girls Write Now is kicking off its holiday appeal with a big letter-writing fundraiser event next week and they once again requested YPG's help to send out the letters!
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Packing Event for Operation Paperback

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this year’s Book and a Buck Drive for Operation Paperback--we received over 240 books! We now need two or three additional YPG Cares volunteers to come help us label and pack the boxes for shipping on Tuesday, November 20, from 6:00-8:30pm at the AAP New York offices.
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NBA House Party Proceeds to Benefit Hurricane Recovery

A portion of our National Book Awards House Party proceeds will now benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy. We thank you in advance for your generosity, and we look forward to seeing you next week!
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